With sales from a newly created hand gel, Avon is donating £150,000 to national domestic abuse charity Refuge. With domestic violence sadly set to increase during the Covid-19 pandemic, front-line organizations anticipate an increase in the need for their support services, at a time when funding for services is in danger. Over 1.6 million women…

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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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Scholarship

Avon and the Avon Foundation for Women have announced nearly 200 scholarships to open up personal development opportunities for Avon Representatives and their families. This year’s program sees the Avon Foundation double its funding from $200,000 to over $400,000 to fuel learning opportunities. The Global Scholarship Program is part of Avon’s global stand4her plan, which aims to improve the lives…

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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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