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TOP 10: Grandmothers Around World Champion Change

Grandmother Power: A Global Phenomenon by Paola Gianturco, published by powerHouse Books

Grandmothers Around World Champion Change: Paola Gianturco–womensenews.org–10/2/1–Photo: Grandmother Power by Paola Gianturco, published by powerHouse Books

TWE PHOTO OF THE WEEK: Grandmother Power-Thirteen Indigenous Grandmothers Performs Healing Prayer Ceremony For Peace

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

 

Grandmother Power tells the stories of 120 activist grandmothers, members of 17 groups in 15 countries on 5 continents…My dream is that this book will inspire grand people to use their wisdom, experience, energy, and power on behalf of grandchildren everywhere, all of whom deserve to live in a better world.
—Paola Gianturco

 

Nepalese shaman Aama Bombo performs ceremony for peace | From "Grandmother Power" by Paola Gianturco, published by powerHouse Books.

From Grandmother Power by Paola Gianturco, published by powerHouse Books

 

Thirteen Indigenous Grandmothers conduct healing prayer ceremonies for peace at
the Seventh Council for the Next Seven Generations in Sedona, AZ.

Here, Nepalese shaman Aama Bombo performs her ceremony in the circle around the Sacred Fire.
Aama Bombo is hosting the next gathering, which will occur in Nepal this November..

 

Learn more about Paola Gianturco and Grandmother Power on her site.

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

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

 

TOP 10: These Grandmothers Are Changing the World

Paola Gianturco, author Grandmother Power/Photo: Paula Gianturco by powerHouseBooks

These Grandmothers Are Changing the World: Tara Sophia Mohr–huffingtonpost.com–9/18/12–Photo: Paola Gianturco by powerHouseBooks