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"Women and Smoking" - Gambia
Cigarette smoking is the largest preventable cause of death among women. Since 1980, smoking-related illnesses, including cancer, have claimed the lives of about 3 million women. Of the more than 4000 chemicals found in tobacco smoke, more than 40 are known carcinogens (cancer-causing substances).In the Gambia we have been seeing women smokers and most of the time we are surprised to see such abnormal norms which are quite shocking to accept. We also see such women smokers in the Nigerian...- full story