Latest Avon Foundation for Women Stories

2014-10-01 08:30:31

#CheckYourself Kicks Off With Music Video Created With and Featuring Acclaimed Singer, Songwriter and Choreographer Paula Abdul NEW YORK, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, on the first day of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Avon Foundation for Women launches a powerful new call to action: #CheckYourself. Launching in the United States and 25 countries around the world, #CheckYourself is the latest step in the Avon Breast Cancer Crusade, which raises funds and awareness for...

2014-09-30 12:30:49

TCS to Support Avon Walk for Breast Cancer NEW YORK, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Company Store, famous for top quality, US-crafted bedding essentials and home décor, is extending comfort by partnering with the Avon Foundation for Women and the 12th season of the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer through the Comfort Crusade. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140930/149301 During the Comfort Crusade, The Company Store will donate $5 to the Avon Walk for Breast...

2014-03-20 20:22:01

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 WASHINGTON, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Global Partnership to End Violence Against Women, a collaboration of Vital Voices Global Partnership, the Avon Foundation for Women and the U.S. Department of State, today presented a new initiative to address gender-based violence: the Gender-Based Violence...

2014-03-04 12:25:57

Unequal access to diagnosis and treatment results in deaths of 1,710 black women annually NEW YORK, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- 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 those cities experiencing a widening disparity over a 20-year period from 1990 to 2009. The 2014 Racial Disparity in Breast Cancer Mortality Study is the largest study of its kind and the first to examine racial...

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  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin