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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UN Women’s Empowerment Principles

Avon CEO Jan Zijderveld and Avon general managers across the world pledged the company’s unwavering support for the United Nations (UN) Women’s Empowerment Principles. Avon leaders have written to the UN to declare support for the Women’s Empowerment Principles (WEPs), which encourages organizations to take decisive action towards gender equality. The WEPs list steps that organizations…

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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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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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Changing Faces

Avon UK recently announced a partnership with Changing Faces, the UK’s leading charity for everyone who has a mark, scar or condition that makes them look different. Following Avon UK’s support for Changing Faces’ #PledgeToBeSeen as part its global stand4her program, which aims to improve the lives of 100 million women each year, the organizations are now formally joining forces. Avon…

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stand4her

Avon Products Inc. recently launched stand4her, a global plan to tackle some of the greatest barriers holding women back from achieving their full potential.   As part of the business strategy to “Open Up Avon,” stand4her aims to improve the lives of 100 million women a year by standing for: the freedom to work on…

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London-based Avon, the company for women, yesterday celebrated International Women’s Day with the launch of the music video “All My Girls” as part of its #Stand4Her movement, a campaign to honor and support young women to dream higher by sharing life-changing stories. Recorded in Stockholm by Swedish electro-pop duo Icona Pop—formed by Caroline Hjelt and…

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