World health organization

10 facts on gender and tobacco

A father smokes while carrying his child
Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum, Heidelberg

People who smoke should avoid exposing the people with whom they live and work to second-hand smoke

Women and children often lack power to negotiate smoke-free spaces, including in their homes, in their workplaces and in other public spaces. Everyone, regardless of age or sex, should be protected from second-hand smoke.

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