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Social Media

Below are images and videos for use on social media. Please use them to share your support for addressing tobacco control through a human rights lens by posting these resources and tagging ASH on Twitter, In...
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The Framework Convention on Tobacco Control

The WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) is the world’s first public health treaty. It was negotiated as the world's response to the global tobacco epidemic. The FCTC was completed in 2003, and ...
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Parallel issues

There are numerous other issues that provide legal or political precedent that can be applied to tobacco and human rights. Environment2018- The Business and Human Rights Resource Center tracked 14 climate l...
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Learning resources

There are many tools to assist advocates in becoming more well-versed in the area of human rights. Below are some helpful resources. ASH put together this resource as a guide for advocates that would like t...
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Academic articles

This is a non-exhaustive list of scholarly writings on the subjects of tobacco control and human rights. 2008- Leslie London A human rights approach to health is critical to address growing global health...
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Using Human Rights Arguments in Litigation

Some advocates have begun using human rights arguments in litigation against the tobacco industry. Below are several cases relevant to human rights, but this list is far from exhaustive of all tobacco litig...
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Regional Mechanisms

In addition to global mechanisms and international human rights treaty bodies, there are several regional bodies. They are responsible for the human rights in their respective regions, and therefore, can be v...