Since 1886, we’ve been amazed by stories of fearless women breaking barriers across the globe. They’re doing it for themselves, for their families, and for their communities. 

But there is still more work to do, millions of women and girls are unable to fulfil their dreams due to economic, social and political barriers, or simply because of their gender.

 

The Avon Academy

A new training programme to provide millions of Representatives with the skills and training to grow their businesses. Modules will be offered to enhance beauty knowledge and basic business skills, as well as improve confidence and personal network development, both online and offline.

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Avon Foundation Global Scholarship Programme

The Avon Foundation for Women awards academic scholarships to our beauty entrepreneurs and their families, as part of an ongoing commitment to lifelong learning.

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To celebrate the stand4her launch the Avon Foundation for Women will also donate an additional $100,000 USD to fund education programmes for girls and women.

Fair for Her Programme

We are developing a set of standards to improve working conditions for women in our supply chain and across the industry through partnerships.

We will be sharing more information soon, but in the meantime you can find out more about our commitment to operating responsibly across our supply chain in the Responsible Business section of this website.

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Women’s Employee Strategy

Our global women's employee strategy addresses the needs and aspirations of female employees, as well as providing them with the opportunity and working conditions to thrive.

You can find out more about life at Avon in the Careers section of this website.

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“Today female economic participation in the workforce remains below that of men, but we can be an agent of change, challenge ingrained barriers and open up opportunities. With 100 million women who work with us and buy from us around the world, and millions more in the communities in which we operate, Avon has a critical role – alongside other partners – to make a real and lasting impact.”

Jan Zijderveld, Avon CEO