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Dec 01, 2016, 10:00 ET The Avon Foundation For Women Launches First-Of-Its-Kind Collaborative To Create Sexual Assault Action Plans On College Campuses

Today, the Avon Foundation for Women announced the launch of the first multi-disciplinary collaborative of 20 colleges and universities across the...


Oct 03, 2016, 13:00 ET New Avon Foundation-Funded Breast Cancer Study Finds Black Women Are Dying At Higher Rates Than White Women, And The Disparity Is Growing

Today, the Avon Foundation for Women released a new study on the Black:White disparities in breast cancer mortality in the 50 largest cities in the...


Sep 08, 2016, 13:00 ET New Data: Avon Foundation For Women Funds Comprehensive Breast Cancer Study Uncovering Prevalence And Mortality Among U.S. Hispanics And Hispanic Subgroups

 Today, at the Avon Breast Cancer Crusade's biennial Breast Cancer Forum, healthcare providers, breast cancer survivors, and leading care...


Sep 08, 2016, 13:00 ET Nuevos datos: la Fundación Avon Para la Mujer financia un exhaustivo estudio sobre el cáncer de seno que revela información sobre la incidencia y mortalidad entre la población hispana y subgrupos hispanos

 Hoy, en el marco del Foro Bienal de Cáncer de Seno de la Cruzada Avon contra el Cáncer de Seno, profesionales de la salud,...


Nov 25, 2014, 06:45 ET Avon Foundation for Women Partners with the National Domestic Violence Hotline to Raise $1 Million for Domestic Violence Organizations this Holiday Season

 The Avon Foundation for Women, the world's largest corporate-affiliated philanthropy focused on issues that matter most to women, has joined...


Nov 25, 2013, 13:38 ET Avon Foundation Launches Campaign to Help People #SeeTheSigns of Domestic Violence During 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence

Today, on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, actress Megan Fox, the face of Avon Instinct fragrances, supported...


Jun 25, 2013, 09:00 ET Avon Foundation for Women Announces 2014 Avon Walk for Breast Cancer Schedule

 Today, the Avon Foundation for Women announced the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer series will return in 2014 to all eight cities that hosted a...


Mar 08, 2013, 15:06 ET Salma Hayek Pinault and Avon CEO Sheri McCoy Announce Winners of 2nd Avon Global Communications Awards for Speaking Out About Violence Against Women in Recognition of International Women's Day

In recognition of International Women's Day, Avon Foundation for Women Ambassador Salma Hayek Pinault and Avon Products, Inc. CEO Sheri McCoy...


Mar 08, 2013, 06:06 ET Salma Hayek Pinault y la CEO de Avon, Sheri McCoy, anuncian los ganadores de la 2a edición de los Premios de Comunicaciones Globales de Avon por denunciar la violencia contra las mujeres, en reconocimiento al Día Internacional de la Mujer

En reconocimiento al Día Internacional de la Mujer, la Embajadora de la Fundación Avon para la Mujer, Salma Hayek Pinault, y la CEO de...


Oct 01, 2012, 10:00 ET Five Ways You Can Get Involved During Breast Cancer Awareness Month

A woman is diagnosed with breast cancer every three minutes in the United States. For this very reason, the Avon Foundation for Women –...


Sep 25, 2012, 17:50 ET Award-Winning Singer Fergie Cheers on Thousands of Participants at the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer Santa Barbara

Fergie, eight-time Grammy Award winner and global ambassador for the Avon Foundation for Women, was a special guest at the tenth annual Southern...


Mar 21, 2012, 12:35 ET Five Black Women Die Needlessly Per Day From Breast Cancer in the United States

Nearly five black women die needlessly per day from breast cancer in the United States – a total of 1,722  deaths annually –...


Mar 08, 2012, 06:37 ET Avon Foundation for Women and Reese Witherspoon Announce New Domestic Violence Grants on International Women's Day

In honor of International Women's Day, Avon Global Ambassador & Honorary Chairman of the Avon Foundation for Women Reese Witherspoon and Avon...


Nov 10, 2011, 12:22 ET Avon Honors Global Champions in the Fight Against Breast Cancer and Domestic Violence at the Avon Foundation Global Voices for Change Gala

Avon Products, Inc. celebrated the culmination of its 125th anniversary year last night at the Avon Foundation for Women Global Voices for Change...


Oct 24, 2011, 16:17 ET Reese Witherspoon Recognizes Breast Cancer Awareness Month in New York; Announces Avon Global Breast Cancer Scholars Program

Today in New York, Avon Foundation for Women Honorary Chairperson Reese Witherspoon recognized Breast Cancer Awareness Month at the 2011 Global...


Nov 01, 2010, 15:57 ET The Avon Foundation for Women Gala Celebrates Champions Who Change Women's Lives

The 10th annual Avon Foundation for Women Gala tonight honored exceptional women and men for their efforts to end breast cancer and violence...


Oct 08, 2010, 09:00 ET The Avon Foundation for Women Kicks Off Powerful New Campaign to 'Kiss Breast Cancer Goodbye'

-Reese Witherspoon joins the Avon Foundation for Women on its crusade to raise breast cancer funds and awareness this October- October is Breast...


Mar 23, 2010, 19:27 ET Avon Foundation for Women Grants $500,000 to the U.S. Department of State Secretary's Fund for Global Women's Leadership

The Avon Foundation for Women (www.avonfoundation.org) presented a $500,000 grant to the U.S. Department of State Secretary's Fund for Global...


Mar 22, 2010, 18:46 ET Vital Voices and Avon Announce Innovative Partnership to End Violence Against Women Worldwide

Vital Voices (www.vitalvoices.org) and The Avon Foundation for Women (www.avonfoundation.org) today announced The Global Partnership to End...


Feb 22, 2010, 13:00 ET Survey Finds Access to Mammograms Declining for Women Under Age 50

Avon Foundation for Women Survey Examines Early Impact of New Breast Cancer Screening Guidelines In some states women ages 40 to 49 have less...


Oct 16, 2009, 11:50 ET Photos: Avon Foundation for Women Celebrates Breast Cancer Awareness Month

The Avon Foundation for Women is marking Breast Cancer Awareness Month with a lineup of meaningful events, celebrations, and tributes....


Sep 14, 2009, 13:03 ET Video: Seventh Annual Avon Walk for Breast Cancer Los Angeles Raises More Than $4.6 Million

The seventh annual Avon Walk for Breast Cancer season continued with the Avon Walk in Los Angeles this weekend, which raised more than $4.6...