Tobacco and Women: an Individual Act but Double Impact
DORIS ANDREW WANDIBA, LLB, NGO, Lawyers’ Environmental Action Team (LEAT), BOX 12605, BOX 9264, DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania
Objective: To analyse the shortcomings of the adequacy and quality of education on smoking effects to women particulary on women
Methods: Through observation and research
Results: Creation of awereness on the effects of tobacco more specifically to women. This is necessary due to significant gender, social and cultural status that have hitherto paid less attention to women.Besides, direct and indirect tobacco health problems to women need to addressed by general anti-tobacco innitiatives.