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THE AVON FOUNDATION FOR WOMEN LAUNCHES FIRST-OF-ITS-KIND COLLABORATIVE TO CREATE SEXUAL ASSAULT ACTION PLANS ON COLLEGE CAMPUSES

Futures Without Violence and Morehouse College Host National Leadership Institute on Campus Sexual Violence Prevention and Response ATLANTA, December 1, 2016 —Today, the Avon Foundation for Women announced the launch of the first multi-disciplinary collaborative of 20 colleges and universities across the country dedicated to addressing gender-based violence on campus. The collaborative brought together representatives […]


Avon Foundation for Women and Vital Voices Global Partnership Return to South Africa to Implement the second Justice Institute on Gender-Based Violence in Pretoria

Initiative Provides Multi-disciplinary Training and Technical Assistance to Public Service Officials and NGO Representatives to Protect Victims and Improve Criminal Justice Response November 1, 2016 – Pretoria, South Africa – Avon, Vital Voices, and the U.S. Department of State launched the second Justice Institute on Gender-Based Violence in South Africa. Funded by the Avon Foundation […]


THE AVON FOUNDATION FOR WOMEN FUNDS FIRST-OF-ITS-KIND NATIONAL LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE TO ADDRESS SEXUAL ASSAULT ON COLLEGE CAMPUSES

Twenty U.S. Schools to Create Action Plans on Campus Gender-Based Violence through Multi-Disciplinary Program Designed by Futures Without Violence, Harvard Law School’s Gender Violence Program and the University of Virginia’s Curry School of Education NEW YORK, October 24, 2016 —Today, the Avon Foundation for Women announced its partnership with Futures Without Violence, a national health […]


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AVON 39 the Walk To End Breast Cancer Raises $7.6 Million in New York

3,100 Women and Men conquered 39.3-miles to crush breast cancer NEW YORK, October 16, 2016 – AVON 39 The Walk to End Breast Cancer continued its 14th annual event series in New York this weekend raising $7.6 million to accelerate breast cancer research; improve access to screening, diagnosis and treatment; and educate people about breast […]


PFIZER AND THE AVON FOUNDATION FOR WOMEN AWARD 22 GRANTS TOTALING $1 MILLION IN FUNDING TO SUPPORT PATIENTS LIVING WITH METASTATIC BREAST CANCER

Grants Focus on Enhancing Patient Support and Efforts to Increase Public Understanding of the Disease New York, NY – October 13, 2016 – Today, Pfizer Oncology and the Avon Foundation for Women announced the 2016 recipients of the Avon-Pfizer Metastatic Breast Cancer Grants Program: Identify-Amplify-Unify. In total, 22 non-profit organizations will receive grants totaling $1 […]