Tobacco Free Initiative (TFI)

Gender and tobacco

Key document

  • Gender, women, and the tobacco epidemic
    This monograph contributes to the scientific understanding of gender, women, and tobacco in the context of efforts to control the global tobacco epidemic.


  • Gender, health, tobacco and equity
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    In this information sheet, we summarize current evidence on gender, health, equity and tobacco, and suggest gender-specific responses to prevent or reduce the use of tobacco.




  • Gender and tobacco control: sifting the evidence
    This document makes invaluable suggestions for creating a gender-sensitive global response to tobacco use, with particular reference to the opportunities presented by the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control and other relevant treaties and agreements.
  • Gender and tobacco control: a policy brief
    This document takes a peek into the future of tobacco control and suggests that successful regulation will depend on enacting the provisions put forth by the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control.

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