Megan Fox and Avon Foundation celebrate IWD this Saturday and all month Avon Foundation for Women is proud to be working with Megan Fox to spread awareness of domestic violence

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In celebration of International Women’s Day (IWD) on March 8 and throughout the month, the Avon Foundation for Women is proud to be working with Megan Fox to spread awareness of domestic violence. She is partnering to with Avon to spread awareness for the Empowerment Tennis Bracelet (pictured below), which will donate 100% of the net profit from the bracelet to the Avon Foundation Speak Out Against Domestic Violence initiative to fund programs to end violence against women.

NEW Empowerment Bracelet: Join Megan Fox in Supporting the Cause and Launch

Details: Avon Empowerment Tennis Bracelet

  •         Cost: $5.00

o   100% of net profits ($3.47) is donated to Avon Foundation for Women Speak Out Against Domestic Violence program

  •          Description: Features interlocking infinity symbols, which on Avon Empowerment products represent lives with unlimited potential when free from violence. Silvertone and faux stones bracelet is  7 1/4″ L with a 1″ extender.
  •        Where to purchasehttp://shop.avon.com/product.aspx?pf_id=50503

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Quote from Megan Fox:       “The Avon Empowerment Tennis Bracelet is a simple way to raise funds to help break the cycle of violence against women. In honor of International Women’s Day, I urge you to join me in making a difference by purchasing, wearing or giving the Empowerment Bracelet to help women everywhere live a life free from violence.”  — Megan Fox, Actress and the face of Avon Instinct fragrances

Domestic Violence and Dating Abuse Resource Guide:

Megan Fox Avon Foundation video!

Overview of Upcoming IWD Month Initiatives:

Nationwide Domestic Violence Survey

  • ·         The Avon Foundation for Women will launch a month-long series of events on March 6 at a Congressional briefing in Washington, D.C.
  • ·         The Avon Foundation President Carol Kurzig will present the findings of a new, nationwide report from the National Network to End Domestic Violence and funded by the Avon Foundation: Domestic Violence Counts 2013: A 24-hour Census of Domestic Violence Shelters and Services
  • ·         The report examines a random day in the United States and found that thousands of requests from domestic violence victims seeking life-saving, emergency shelter, were turned down because of severe underfunding of service programs.

 

Fergie to Join Avon Foundation at State Department to Launch Global Justice Institute

  • ·         On March 20, the Avon Foundation for Women Global Ambassador Fergie will help the Avon Foundation and Vital Voices launch the Institute on Violence Against Women, a new initiative of the Global Partnership to End Violence Against Women
  • ·         The Institute will provide training to facilitate a holistic response to address violence against in women in India, Mexico, Nepal and South Africa

 

2014 Avon Communications Award Winners

  •          IWD events will culminate on March 27 with the announcement of the 2014 Avon Communications Award Winners in partnership with Futures Without Violence
  •       The Avon Communications Awards will recognize five international organizations with outstanding communications campaigns that are helping change communities, policies, institutions and behaviors to end violence against women.

Self Disclosure: No products received to facilitate this feature. Domestic Violence Awareness is a cause I strongly advocate. Avon sponsored feature.

 

 

 

 

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