Category: Domestic Violence

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 […]


Avon, Vital Voices Global Partnership and the U.S. Department of State Launch the Justice Institute on Gender-Based Violence in India

Initiative Provides Multi-Disciplinary Training and Technical Assistance to Public Service Officials and NGO Representatives to Protect Victims and Improve Criminal Justice Response Gets Support from Actress Richa Chadda Mumbai, India, 9th September 2016 – Avon, Vital Voices, and the U.S. Department of State launched the second Justice Institute on Gender-Based Violence in India. Funded by […]


Avon, Vital Voices Global Partnership, and the U.S. State Department Launch the Justice Institutes on Gender-Based Violence in Colombia

Initiative Provides Multi-disciplinary Training and Technical Assistance to Public Service Officials and NGO Representatives to Protect Victims and Improve Criminal Justice Response Bogotá, June 22, 2016 – Avon, Vital Voices Global Partnership, the U.S. Department of State hosted The Justice Institute on Gender-Based Violence Colombia. The Justice Institute, funded by the Avon Foundation for Women, is […]