The smoking is increased in other forms of tobacco utilization by women and young girls worldwide. Controlling the epidemic of tobacco among women is a significant part of any having a wide scope tobacco control plan. World No Tobacco Day 2011 will be celebrated on Tuesday, 31st May to draw particular awareness to the harmful effects of tobacco marketing towards women and girls. It wills also an especially significant the need for the nearly 170 Parties to the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control to prohibit all tobacco publicity, endorsement and sponsorship in agreement with their constitutions or constitutional ethics.
Women include about 20% of the world’s more than 1 billion smokers. Though, the epidemic of tobacco use among women is increasing in some countries. Women are a most important object of chance for the tobacco industry, which desires to enlist new users to restore the nearly half of existing users who will die too early from tobacco-related diseases.
In particular troubling is the rising occurrence of tobacco use among girls. The new WHO report, Women and physical condition today’s facts, tomorrow’s schedule, and points to proof that tobacco advertising more and more to targets girls. Statistics from 151 countries show that about 7% of youngster girls smoke cigarettes as opposed to 12% of minor boys. In some countries, almost as many girls smoke as boys.
World No Tobacco Day is actively supported and encouraged by governments, communities, individuals, non-profit organizations, public health organizations, tobacco industry and even smokers. No Tobacco Day is celebrated as a consciousness day to illustrate people’s concentration about the negative effects of tobacco. Seminars and proceedings on World Tobacco Day are organized by health organizations and governments while emphasizing on punch lines and pictures to influence people to quit consuming tobacco permanently. Creating and distributing brochures, posters, fliers, press releases, websites and videos are also considered an integral part of the World No Tobacco Day.