Argentina

Region
Latin America and Caribbean
Regional Court
Inter-American Court of Human Rights
Regional Organisations
Inter-American Court of Human Rights
Organisation of American States
Legal System
Civil
International Obligations
Slavery
Servitude
Institutions and Practices Similar to Slavery
Forced Labour
Human Trafficking

International Instruments

1926 Slavery Convention
Not Party
1953 Protocol to the Slavery Convention
Not Party
1956 Supplementary Slavery Convention
13 August 1964
1966 ICCPR
08 August 1986
1930 Forced Labour Convention
14 March 1950
2014 Protocol to the 1930 Forced Labour Convention
09 November 2016
1957 Abolition of Forced Labour Convention
18 January 1960
1999 Worst Forms of Child Labour Convention
05 February 2001
2000 Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons
19 November 2002
1998 Rome Statute of the ICC
08 February 2001

Summary of Domestic Prohibition

Slavery and Slave Trade
Practices Similar to Slavery
Servitude
Forced or Compulsory Labour
Human Trafficking
Provisions related to slavery are found in the Constitution at article 15 and the Penal Code at article 140 which criminalises slavery.
There appears to be no legislation in place in Argentina which prohibits institutions and practices similar to slavery. However, the Penal Code at article 140  prohibits compulsion to servile marriage.
Provisions related to servitude are found in the Penal code at article 140 which prohibits servitude.
Provisions related to forced labour are found in the Penal Code at article 140 which criminalises forced labour.
Provisions related to trafficking in persons are found in the Penal code at articles 145 bis and 145 ter.

Legislative Provisions

AWAD REPORT

CONSTITUTION OF THE ARGENTINE NATION 1853 (REINST. 1983, REV. 1994)

PENAL CODE

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