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Oct 20, 2014
Nearly 3,000 Women and Men Participate in the 39.3-mile Walk; 11 Local Breast Cancer Organizations Receive Grants

NEW YORK, October 19, 2014 –The 12th annual Avon Walk for Breast Cancer season continued in New York this weekend, raising $7 million to accelerate breast cancer research; improve access to...

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Oct 1, 2014
#CheckYourself Kicks Off With Music Video Created With and Featuring Acclaimed Singer, Songwriter and Choreographer Paula Abdul

NEW YORK, October 1, 2014 / PR Newswire / — Today, on the first day of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Avon Foundation for Women launches a powerful new call to action: #CheckYourself....

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Sep 9, 2014
Initiative Provides Multi-Disciplinary Training and Technical Assistance to Public Service Officials and NGO Representatives to Protect Victims and Improve Criminal Justice Response

GUADALAJARA, MEXICO, September 9, 2014 – Today, Vital Voices Global Partnership and AEquitas: The Prosecutor’s Resource on Violence Against Women will implement the Justice Institute on...

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Sep 7, 2014
2,000 Women and Men Participate in the 39.3-mile Walk; 10 Local Breast Cancer Organizations Receive Grants

Santa Barbara, September 7, 2014 – The 12th annual Avon Walk for Breast Cancer season continued in Santa Barbara this weekend, raising $4.6 million to accelerate breast cancer research;...

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Jul 25, 2014
Recognized for Promising Technologies Identified to Speed Cancer Research

NEW YORK - On July 21, 2014, the Department of Health and Human Resources (HHS) recognized the Avon Foundation-funded Breast Cancer Start-up Challenge as an award winner of HHS Innovates, a...

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Jul 14, 2014
1,800 Women and Men Participate in the 39.3-mile Walk; 10 Local Breast Cancer Organizations Receive Grants

SAN FRANCISCO, July 13, 2014 – The 12th annual Avon Walk for Breast Cancer season continued in San Francisco this weekend, raising $4 million to accelerate breast cancer research; improve...

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Jun 5, 2014

NEW YORK, June 5, 2014 – Today on World Environment Day, Avon Products, Inc. [NYSE: AVP] announced a new global reforestation initiative, Healthy Forests, Beautiful World. The new program...

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Jun 2, 2014
2,200 Women and Men Participate in the 39.3-mile Walk; Seven Local Breast Cancer Organizations Receive Grants

CHICAGO, June 1, 2014 – The 12th annual Avon Walk for Breast Cancer season continued in Chicago this weekend, raising $4.7 million to accelerate breast cancer research; improve access to...

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May 29, 2014

NEW YORK, May 29 – Despite the high level of public attention devoted to breast cancer awareness, more than 60 percent of respondents in a new national survey commissioned by Pfizer Inc. say...

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May 28, 2014
23 Global Scholars Will Train at Leading Avon Foundation-funded U.S. Breast Cancer Centers in 2014 to Help Women in Home Countries

NEW YORK (May 28, 2014) – The Avon Foundation for Women today announced its second class of Avon Global Breast Cancer Clinical Scholars, which will train breast cancer specialists living...

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May 18, 2014
Olympic Gold Medal Gymnast and Boston Hometown Hero Aly Raisman Joined Avon Walkers at Reebok Headquarters on Saturday

BOSTON, May 18, 2014 – The 12th annual Avon Walk for Breast Cancer season continued in Boston this weekend, raising $3.9 million to accelerate breast cancer research; improve access to...

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May 4, 2014
2,000 Women and Men Participate in the 39.3-mile Walk; 8 Local Breast Cancer Organizations Receive Grants

WASHINGTON, D.C., May 4, 2014 – The 12th annual Avon Walk for Breast Cancer season continued in Washington, D.C. this weekend, raising $4.5 million to accelerate breast cancer research;...

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Apr 13, 2014
More than 1,000 Women and Men Participate in the 39.3-mile Walk 10 Local Breast Cancer Organizations Receive Grants

HOUSTON, April 13, 2014 – The 12th annual Avon Walk for Breast Cancer season kicked off in Houston this weekend, raising more than $2 million to accelerate breast cancer research; improve...

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Mar 31, 2014
Organizations from all over the Globe Applauded for Exemplary Communications Efforts

NEW YORK, March 31, 2014 - The Avon Foundation for Women announced today the five winners of the 3rd Avon Communications Awards: Speaking Out About Violence Against Women, concluding a month...

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Mar 20, 2014
Initiative Supports Victims of Extreme Forms of Gender-Based Violence and Creates Global Criminal Justice Responses in India, Mexico, Nepal, South Africa and other countries

March 20, 2014 – Washington, D.C. – The Global Partnership to End Violence Against Women, a collaboration of Vital Voices Global Partnership, the Avon Foundation for Women and the U.S....

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Mar 19, 2014
Leading Corporations Announce Millions of Dollars in Commitments to Public-Private Partnerships during “NO MORE Week”

WASHINGTON, D.C. – March 19, 2014 – Major corporations joined forces this week to pledge millions of dollars in new commitments to help end domestic violence and sexual assault as part...

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Mar 7, 2014
Organizations from All over the Globe Applauded for Exemplary Communications efforts

NEW YORK, March 7, 2014 - In recognition of International Women’s Day, the Avon Foundation for Women announced finalists for the 3rd annual Avon Communications Awards: Speaking Out About...

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Mar 6, 2014
Nearly 66,000 Domestic Violence Victims Helped On a Single Day, But Almost 10,000 Requests for Help Go Unanswered

WASHINGTON, D.C. – March 6, 2014 – Today, the National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) released a new research report that found, in a single 24-hour period, more than 66,000...

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Mar 4, 2014
Unequal access to diagnosis and treatment results in deaths of 1,710 black women annually

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...

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