Protecting Women and Girls From Tobacco and Alcohol Promotion

Posted July 20 2021 Big Alcohol, BigAlcoholExposed, Evidence, Science, Women's Health

Women and girls in low and middle income countries are exposed to aggressive marketing tactics by tobacco and alcohol industries, which exploit gender inequalities and associate their products with women’s empowerment.

In this paper, Emma Feeny and colleagues argue that Gender transformative measures could curb the industries’ expansion into low and middle income countries, contain the burden of chronic disease, and promote gender equity.

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