Malala Fund

Avon Products, Inc. announced that the Avon Foundation for Women is donating $100,000 to Malala Fund, a charity that champions every girl’s right to 12 years of free, safe, quality education. The donation will be channeled directly to advance education for girls in Brazil, Avon’s largest market. Breaking down the barriers holding women and girls back, to create a better…

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Vital Voices

Avon and the Avon Foundation for Women recently announced a new $200,000 grant to Vital Voices Global Partnership. The grant will fund Voices Against Violence, an initiative which builds on Avon’s long-standing commitment to help women and girls live safe lives, free from violence. The donation marks the Avon Foundation’s tenth year partnering with Vital Voices, bringing its total funding for…

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Cannes

Avon Product Inc. has been awarded its first Cannes Lions award for the “You’re Not Alone” campaign from the Avon Institute in Brazil. The campaign features domestic objects like pots and pans and cushions speaking out for the women experiencing violence to reinforce how invisible the problem can be when the only witnesses can’t tell…

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This past week, Northern Ireland’s most influential leaders from the legal, prosecution, law enforcement and frontline support sectors gathered in Belfast for the first-ever Justice Institute on Gender-Based Violence held in the U.K. Funded by the Avon Foundation for Women, the Institute is an innovative and interactive training program that provides participants with the tools…

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In November, Avon convened its 16th Justice Institute on gender-based violence. The goal of the Institute is to improve the quality of legal protections for gender violence victims and guarantee their effective application. Held in Romania, the initiative brought together judges, judicial officials, prosecutors, law enforcement officials and representatives of government agencies. Top non-governmental organizations…

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The Avon Foundation for Women was recently globally recognized for its work to end violence against women by non-governmental organization Together For Girls. In partnership with national governments, civil society and the private sector, Together for Girls brings attention to the issue of violence against girls in support of country-driven efforts for change. Every year,…

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