Category: Domestic Violence

Avon Announces Donation Honoring International Women’s Day

Avon Foundation for Women Provided $500,000 to Support 32 Domestic Violence Organizations Across the United States Fundraising Driven by Avon Representatives Through Empowerment Product Sales NEW YORK, NY – March 6, 2017 – In recognition of International Women’s Day on March 8, Avon and the Avon Foundation for Women today announced $500,000 in grants that […]


AVON AND THE AVON FOUNDATION FOR WOMEN BOOST GLOBAL COMMITMENT TO ENDING DOMESTIC VIOLENCE WITH THEIR LARGEST SINGLE DONATION TO FRONT-LINE SERVICES

 Avon proudly supports International Women’s Day and its campaign for #BeBoldForChange by taking bold action against domestic violence The Avon Foundation for Women awards its single largest donation of nearly £2 million for female victims of gender-based violence Avon to release new research into domestic violence [at Somerset House, London]   6 March, London. The […]


Avon, Vital Voices Global Partnership and the U.S. Department of State Return to Mexico with The Justice Institute on Gender-Based Violence

The Justice Institute on Gender-Based Violence is an innovative training program within Voices Against Violence: The Gender-Based Violence Initiative – a public-private partnership between Vital Voices Global Partnership, the U.S. Department of State, and the Avon Foundation for Women  – which aims to facilitate effective, coordinated criminal justice responses to addressing violence against women in […]


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 […]