Current legislation

Act No 26390: Prohibition of Child Labor and Protection of Adolescent Work

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National Plan to Prevent and Eradicate Child Labor and Protect Adolescent Work

Child labor is defined in this plan as any economic activity and/or strategy for survival, whether paid or not, carried out by people below the minimum age for admission to employment. The Argentine labor law prohibits child labor and protects adolescent work. 

Transforming our world – Agenda 2030

The document “Transforming our world: the 2030 Agenda  for Sustainable Development”, promotes a set of 17 goals and 169 targets, whose goal is to follow up the previous Millennium Development Goals, with an integrated and indivisible approach that combines the three dimensions of development. 

Survey of Activities of Children and Adolescents (EANNA)

EANNA’s main objective is to provide statistical information on children and adolescents ages 5 to 17 engaged in economic and non-economic activities, by specifying demographic, educational and general socioeconomic characteristics of their households, and describing in detail the distinctive features of child labor and the main reasons behind the problem.