Study: Over 715,000 Children Ages 5-15 Currently Work in the Country

After 13 years without official figures, new data covering child labor in Argentina have been published. The Survey of Activities of Girls, Boys and Adolescents (Eanna), a study spearheaded by the Ministry of Labor, along with with the International Labour Organization (ILO), Unicef and other NGOs, compiled information together to gauge the most accurate numbers regarding child labor in Argentina.

La Nacion got the exclusive release of the survey, which estimates there are about 715,484 children ages 5-15 currently working in the country. The figures will officially be announced tomorrow at the IV World Conference on Sustainable Eradication of Child Labor, which will take place in Buenos Aires.

Child labor by definition is any economic…

Original published: 2017-11-13 17:28:51 Read the full Buenos Aires News here

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