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Mar 4, 2008
-Reese Witherspoon and Suze Orman among the Featured Speakers at Global Summit for Better Tomorrow in Celebration of International Women's Day-

New York, NY (March 4, 2008) - Today, UNIFEM, the United Nations Development Fund for Women, and Avon Products, Inc. are announcing a public-private partnership to promote women's empowerment and...

Nov 15, 2007
Unique Collaborative Meeting Includes Leading Scientists Investigating Pregnancy and Breast Cancer Prevention

Eighteen scientists investigating novel means for primary prevention of breast cancer by studying the natural impact of pregnancy on breast tissue met at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston on...

Nov 13, 2007
Groundbreaking Meeting Brings Together Cancer Funding Organizations, Advocates, Government Agencies, and Scientists from Academic Institutions and the Pharmaceutical Industry

Leadership and senior staff of twenty- seven breast cancer funding organizations and advocacy groups met on November 1-2 along with experts from government agencies, scientists from academic...

Aug 1, 2007

Avon Products, Inc. (NYSE: AVP) today announced that it has signed world-renowned, Oscar-winning actress, Reese Witherspoon, as the company's first ever...

Mar 7, 2007
Panel of Judges to Include Suze Orman, Personal Finance Expert Hello Tomorrow Fund Programs also Launching Worldwide

In celebration of International Women's Day, Avon Products, Inc., a leading supporter of women's issues, announces a unique new initiative that will empower women and change our world: the Avon...

Mar 7, 2007
Summit at United Nations Will Give Voice to Critical Women's Issues Worldwide

The Virtue Foundation and Avon Products, Inc. announce The Global Summit for a Better Tomorrow, co-sponsored by UNICEF, UNIFEM, and UN-DESA. The Global Summit for a Better Tomorrow is a call to...

Mar 7, 2007
Key Findings Include: Developing Countries Very Optimistic with Future Women Least Satisfied on Prospects from Education and Career Women Optimistic that a Woman Will Lead their Nation in 10 Years

Avon Products, Inc. today released findings from its 2007 Avon Worldwide Women's Poll at the United Nations. During the inaugural Global Summit for a Better Tomorrow, presented by the Virtue...

Mar 7, 2007
Commemorating 150 years of Women's Progress in the World, and Celebrating Hope for the Future

Avon Products, Inc. announces its campaign to commemorate International Women's Day, a holiday with roots tracing back 150 years. In honor of the great strides women have made, and with the hope...

May 9, 2006
Breast Cancer May Be on the Rise in U.S.-based Latinas; $1 Million from Avon Foundation Launches Research Initiative Across Two U.S. States and Mexico

Breast cancer is an understudied and poorly understood disease in Hispanic/Latina populations in the U.S., and breast cancer appears to be presenting at an earlier age in this population, on...

Mar 7, 2006
Team Relay Race to Raise Funds and Awareness for Children Affected by Domestic Violence

Domestic violence knows no boundaries -- geographic, social or economic. It affects one in three women worldwide, and a woman is assaulted or beaten in the U.S. every nine seconds. Men can be...

Sep 30, 2005

This weekend, 2,600 participants will walk 39.3 miles throughout New York City to kick off the Avon Walk Around the World for Breast Cancer, a series of nearly 40 breast cancer awareness and...

Sep 28, 2005
Global grassroots events, followed by a New York-based scientific symposium featuring international experts and specialists, and a global educational program mark the Avon Foundation's 50th Anniversary

Next month the world will unite to fight breast cancer in a chain of events linking countries together in shared commitment, brought together by the Avon Foundation as it marks its 50th...

Sep 9, 2004
Organizers Add Two Additional Cities in the 50th Anniversary Year of the Avon Foundation

The popular Avon Walk for Breast Cancer series of fundraising events will come to eight cities in 2005, including a return to the six cities of the 2004 schedule, plus two new events. The 2005...


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