International Network of Women against Tobacco
The International Network of Women Against Tobacco (INWAT) is a network of over 1600 members in 100 different countries working toward the elimination of tobacco use and exposure among women.
INWAT was founded in 1990 by women tobacco control leaders to address the complex issues of tobacco use among women and young girls.
INWAT is dedicated to achieving improved health and greater equality among women and girls in the world by eliminating tobacco use and exposure.
- provides contacts between individuals and organisations, primarily women, working in tobacco control.
- Collects and distributes information regarding global women and tobacco issues.
- Shares strategies on countering tobacco advertising and promotion.
- Supports the development of women-centred tobacco control prevention and cessation programmes.
- Assists in the organisation and planning of conferences on tobacco control.
- Collaborates in the development of publications on women and tobacco issues.
- Promotes female leadership.
- Turning a New Leaf: Women, Tobacco, and the Future (2006)