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About Avon Justine
Avon Justine (PTY) Ltd. is a leading social selling company established in South Africa in 1996. Through its brands, Avon and Justine, the company provides a strong earning opportunity to South Africans, particularly women. A recent study by the Oxford University indicates that through its earning opportunity, Avon Justine is helping to alleviate poverty in the country. The company is also at the forefront of causes most pertinent to women it its programme to help end violence against women in South Africa and its breast cancer education and awareness campaign.
About the Avon Foundation for women:
Avon is a global corporate leader in philanthropy focused on causes that matter most to women. Through 2012, Avon global philanthropy, led by the U.S.-based Avon Foundation for Women, has donated more than $910 million in more than 50 countries. Avon’s funding is focused on breast cancer research and access to care through the Avon Breast Cancer Crusade, and efforts to reduce domestic and gender violence through its Speak Out Against Domestic Violence programme. The company’s global markets sell special products to raise awareness and funds for breast cancer and domestic violence, conduct hundreds of events for these causes, and provide critical life-saving information to women everywhere through its global army of around 6 million Avon Representatives.
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