Published: March 29, 2018

In the first week of March, Associate Professor of Anthropology Marty Otañez was an invited speaker discussing digital youth storytelling at the Youth Pre-Conference Workshop at the 17th World Conference on Tobacco or Health (WCTOH) in Cape Town, South Africa. Also, he presented "A Labor Rights-Based Approach to Tobacco Control" at a Symposium at the WCTOH. During the WCTOH, his preliminary findings on labor trafficking in Malawi's tobacco farming sector was featured in a poster presentation. And through work as board member of the Human Rights and Tobacco Control Network (HRTCN.org) at WCTOH, Otañez and colleagues helped pass the Cape Town Declaration on Human Rights and a Tobacco-Free World.