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Video: Avon Commits Over $1.75 Million for New Partnerships to End Violence Against Women
Date:3/3/2009

Establishes new Avon Global Center for Women and Justice at Cornell Law School

Makes Additional Contributions to the UN Trust Fund to End Violence Against Women

Award-Winning Actress Reese Witherspoon Launches New Global Mobilization Efforts

WASHINGTON, March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- One in three women worldwide experience violence in their lifetime(1), and in the U.S., a woman is assaulted every nine seconds(2). Around the world, services for victims are often vastly underfunded or unavailable, and in many countries, laws to protect women do not exist or are not enforced.

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In response, the Avon Foundation for Women today announced meaningful new efforts to eradicate violence against women and help ensure justice for all women worldwide. This included a $1.5 million grant by the Avon Foundation for Women to launch the Avon Global Center for Women and Justice at Cornell Law School. This new center will focus on working with judges, legal professionals, governmental and non-governmental organizations to improve access to justice in an effort to eliminate violence against women and girls. Avon also expanded its relationship with the United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM) with a new commitment of $250,000 for the UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women, which will be added to the grant of $1 million awarded in 2008 for the Trust Fund. This brings the total Avon global commitment to ending violence against women to over $14 million to date.

"For over 120 years, Avon has provided women with economic opportunity while serving as a change agent for critical issues that face women worldwide," stated Andrea Jung, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Avon Products, Inc. "Lack of finan
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