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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...

Oct 01, 2014, 06:17 ET
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Avon Foundation for Women Launches Global #CheckYourself Campaign for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Today, on the first day of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Avon Foundation for Women launches a powerful new call to action: #CheckYourself....

Mar 20, 2014, 21:05 ET
Avon Foundation Global Ambassador Fergie in Washington, D.C. where she announced the new Justice Institute on Gender-Based Violence with the Avon Foundation, Vital Voices, and the U.S. State Department on March 20, 2014.  (PRNewsFoto/Avon Foundation for Women)

Vital Voices Global Partnership, the Avon Foundation for Women with Avon Foundation Global Ambassador Fergie, and the U.S. Department of State Launch New Initiative

The Global Partnership to End Violence Against Women, a collaboration of Vital Voices Global Partnership, the Avon Foundation for Women and the...

Mar 04, 2014, 10:37 ET
Avon Breast Cancer Crusade logo.  (PRNewsFoto/Avon Foundation for Women)

Study Reveals Widening Racial Disparity in Breast Cancer Mortality in 35 U.S. Cities

A national study published today found a black: white disparity in breast cancer mortality in 39 of the most populous U.S. cities, with 35 of those...

Nov 25, 2013, 13:38 ET
Megan Fox Helps Avon Launch #SeeTheSigns of Domestic Violence Campaign.  (PRNewsFoto/Avon Foundation for Women)

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
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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 Presents at 2nd Avon Global Communications Awards.  (PRNewsFoto/Avon Foundation for Women)

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
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
Fergie at the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer Santa Barbara on September 23, 2012.  (PRNewsFoto/Avon Foundation for Women)

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
Reese Witherspoon celebrates Avon's International Women's Day.  (PRNewsFoto/ Avon Foundation for Women)

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...

Mar 05, 2012, 18:36 ET
Reese Witherspoon wears new Avon Empowerment Necklace to end domestic violence.  (PRNewsFoto/The Avon Foundation for Women)

Reese Witherspoon Announces New Avon Empowerment Necklace to Raise Funds to End Violence Against Women in Recognition of International Women's Day

Reese Witherspoon, Avon Global Ambassador & Honorary Chairman of the Avon Foundation for Women, today launches the new Empowerment "Circle of...

Feb 29, 2012, 01:17 ET
Avon Foundation Honorary Chair Reese Witherspoon at Avon Communications Awards.  (PRNewsFoto/Avon Foundation for Women)

Reese Witherspoon Presents Avon Global Communications Awards for Speaking Out About Violence Against Women

Avon Global Ambassador & Honorary Chairman of the Avon Foundation for Women Reese Witherspoon and Avon Chairman and CEO Andrea Jung today...

Nov 10, 2011, 12:22 ET
Fergie at the Avon Foundation for Women Gala in New York City.  (PRNewsFoto/Avon Foundation for Women, Dimitrios Kambouris)

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 at the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer in New York City.  (PRNewsFoto/Avon Foundation for Women)

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...

Jul 27, 2011, 15:29 ET

Expert Panel Issues Lymphedema White Paper: Calls for Early Detection and Intervention to Reduce Lymphedema Progression

Avon Foundation for Women-sponsored white paper reports latest lymphedema clinical advances that could benefit many of the 2.3 million U.S. breast...

Mar 09, 2011, 12:59 ET
Reese Witherspoon wears the Avon Women's Empowerment Bracelet.  (PRNewsFoto/Avon Foundation for Women)

Reese Witherspoon Launches the Avon Women's Empowerment Bracelet to Honor the 100th Anniversary of International Women's Day

Even as women and men around the world celebrate the 100th anniversary of International Women's Day on March 8th, violence against women remains a...

Nov 01, 2010, 15:57 ET
Reese Witherspoon and Avon CEO Andrea Jung at the Avon Foundation for Women Gala.  (PRNewsFoto/Avon Foundation for Women)

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...