Monday, March 11, 2013

Salma Hayek and Avon CEO Sheri McCoy Announce Winners of International Women’s Day Awards


Avon CEO Sheri McCoy and Avon Foundation Ambassador Salma Hayek Pinault at the 2nd Avon Communications Awards: Speaking Out Against Violence Against Women at the United Nations in New York City.

Salma Hayek Pinault and Avon CEO Sheri McCoy Announce Winners of 2nd Avon Global Communications Awards for Speaking Out About Violence Against Women in Recognition of International Women’s Day
Organizations from Pakistan, Tanzania, Nepal, Peru and the Ukraine recognized for exemplary communications




New York, New York (March 8, 2013) /PRNewswire/ — In recognition of International Women’s Day, Avon Foundation for Women Ambassador Salma Hayek Pinault and Avon Products, Inc. CEO Sheri McCoy announced that four global organizations and one government campaign have received 2nd Avon Communications Awards: Speaking Out About Violence Against Women for their outstanding work to bring attention to the need to end violence against women. The awards, presented at the United Nations Headquarters during the 57th session of the Commission on the Status of Women, are part of the Avon Speak Out Against Domestic Violence program, which has donated nearly $50 million globally to end violence against women since its launch in 2004.


Avon Foundation for Women Ambassador Salma Hayek Pinault wears the new Avon Empowerment Charm Necklace to raise funds to end domestic violence in honor of International Women's Day.

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Press Contacts:

Karyn Margolis
Avon Foundation for Women
212-282-5666
karyn.margolis@avonfoundation.org

Katie Cwayna
Kaplow
212-221-1713
kcwayna@kaplowpr.com








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