The new 2011 Avon Foundation Empowerment Bracelet supports ending violence against women as 100 percent of the net profits from the sales will benefit the Avon Foundation for Women programs dedicated to ending violence against women. The domestic violence statistics for just one ordinary day in the United States are staggering:
- Three women will die at the hands of an intimate partner
- More than 70,000 domestic violence victims will receive services from domestic violence programs
- Another 10,000 will be turned away for lack of resources
- Domestic violence hotlines will receive more than 22,000 calls
In support of International Women’s Day on March 8th, raise awareness and help end violence against women. This bracelet stands as an amblem of support for women worldwide.
“It’s unacceptable that 1 in 3 women worldwide is the victim of violence. Help us ensure infinite possibilities for all women by speaking out against domestic violence, speaking up for women’s empowerment and purchasing a product dedicated to changing that statistic.” – Reese Witherspoon (Avon Global Ambassador & Honorary Chair www.avonfoundation.org)
The new Empowerment Bracelet features assorted faux-stone, glass and silvertone beads with an “infinity” charm, representing the unlimited opportunities for women when they live violence-free lives. Priced at $10.00 each, 100 percent of net profits ($8.04 for each bracelet sold) will benefit Avon Foundation for Women programs dedicated to ending violence against women.
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