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TWE PHOTO OF THE WEEK: Senegal Grandmother Midwives by Paola Gianturco

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Photojournalist Paola Gianturco documents how grandmothers are
changing the world in her new book, Grandmother Power: A Global Phenomenon


Paola was a guest on TWE Radio (Listen here).


“Insurgent grandmothers are fighting the status quo, successfully seeding peace, justice, education, health, human rights, and a better world for grandchildren everywhere.”

Midwives in Senegal dancing with their granddaughters | From "Grandmother Power" by Paola Gianturco, published by powerHouse Books.

From Grandmother Power by Paola Gianturco, published by powerHouse Books

“Thanks to The Grandmother Project, grandmothers in 20 villages in southeastern Senegal
have facilitated their communities’ decision to abandon female genital cutting
and have encouraged positive practices such as traditional dancing.

–Paola Gianturco


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