Cigarette companies lobbied for funding and initiatives to combat AIDS. They used this to prevent tobacco regulations in the developing world. British American Tobacco sought to discredit WHO’s tobacco targeting.
Child marriage endangers the emotional and physical wellbeing of girls by prematurely forcing them into sexual activities and exposing them to systematic sexual violence. It is a serious human rights violation that undermines the enjoyment of the full range of fundamental right and liberties to which children are entitled.