Cigarettes and women

Cigarettes, a feminist issue

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Peggy Edwards
Edition: 
Vol 7, No.3
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1986
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article demonstrates why tobacco is a feminist concern. Discusses the politics of tobacco, cigarettes as symbols. Illustrates the importance of breaking the silence around the dangers of tobacco use. Offers a list of organizations which stress prevention and provide support and information for smokers trying to quit. 


Liberation! Helping women quit smoking: a brief tobacco-intervention guide

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English
Owning Org: 
British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health (BCCEWH)
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Online
Author: 
Cristine Urquhart
Frances Jasiura
Nancy Poole
Tasnim Nathoo
Lorraine Greaves
Publisher: 
British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2012
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

A Practice Guide that supports providers in diverse contexts to start a converstaion with women about their smoking and the possibility of quitting. Draws largely from Motivational Interviewing – an evidence-based communication style to support change – to translate women-centred principles into practice.

A companion piece to this guide is under development: a compendium of facts and issues related to women and smoking for local, national and global audiences. Please also see BCCEWH work on women and tobacco at www.expectingtoquit.ca and www.coalescing-vc.org/virtualLearning/section4/default.htm

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Available to download for free from their website
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Contains bibliographic references.
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