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Marty Otañez: Associate Professor and Professional Filmmaker in the Anthropology Department, University of Colorado Denver, marty.otanez[at]ucdenver.edu. Producer of public access television show on Comcast Cable Channel 57 through Denver Open Media called 'Getting High on Anthropology,' http://fsandgreen.org/shows

International Labour Organization forced to address conflict of interest (Press Release)

Oct 16, 2017 | | Say something

Read and share widely the HRTCN press release “International Labor Organization Forced to Address Conflict of Interest” (PDF). Read the letter to government officials.  

ILO/Big Tobacco Campaign Letter from the Tobacco and Allied Workers Union of Malawi

Oct 16, 2017 | | Say something

Read the letter from Raphael Sandramu, Secretary General of the Tobacco and Allied Workers Union of Malawi (PDF)

The CEDAW Committee recommended Argentina to ratify the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control to protect women from tobacco use

Nov 23, 2016 | | Say something

The Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) presented its recommendations to the Argentinian State on November 18th and expressed its concern about the high tobacco consumption rates among adolescent girls, who smoke more than boys. Read the Report Read the Recommendations

Could tobacco executives/corporations be found guilty of human rights violations?

Nov 4, 2015 | | Say something

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Symposium at the World Conference on Tobacco or Health 2015

May 6, 2015 | | Say something

Four panelists, Mira Aghi, Mark Spires, Yvette van der Ejik, and Kelsey Romeo-Stuppy spoke about different aspects of the human rights based approach to tobacco control. Mira Aghi (India) presented on the exploitation of bidi rollers by the industry. She highlighted the financial, health and education struggles faced by the bidi rollers, the large majority […more]

Working with the United Nations Human Rights Programme: A Handbook for Civil Society

May 6, 2015 | | Say something

The essential reference to understanding what UN human rights mechanisms are and how to contribute to and benefit from their work. Visit the OHCHR website Download the handbook

Photographs from the Human Rights and Tobacco Control Symposium, WCTOH, Abu Dhabi, March 2015

May 6, 2015 | | Say something

HUMAN RIGHTS BASED APPROACH TO TOBACCO CONTROL SYMPOSIUM @ WCTOH

Mar 8, 2015 | | 3 comments

Join us at the HUMAN RIGHTS BASED APPROACH TO TOBACCO CONTROL at the World Conference on Tobacco or Health in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, in Room Capital Suite 3, 14:00-15:30, Saturday 21 March 2015 (Session 187) The human rights based approach (HRBA) to tobacco control provides research, policy and advocacy tools to hold accountable […more]

SEVENTEEN

Mar 5, 2015 | | Say something

As part of the buildup to the World Conference on Tobacco or Health in Abu Dhabi (UAE) March 17-21, 2015, HRTCN is revisiting a number of past projects that address a human rights based approach to tobacco control. Watch SEVENTEEN, a visual exposition on Article 17 of the World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco […more]

Watch John Oliver in his HBO show ‘Last Week Tonight’ Take on Big Tobacco

Feb 16, 2015 | | Say something