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The labor justice system as a way to combat child labor: the actions of the special courts of children and adolescents in the State of São Paulo

Grant number: 17/13890-5
Support Opportunities:Scholarships in Brazil - Master
Effective date (Start): May 01, 2018
Effective date (End): September 30, 2019
Field of knowledge:Applied Social Sciences - Law - Private Law
Acordo de Cooperação: Coordination of Improvement of Higher Education Personnel (CAPES)
Principal Investigator:Guilherme Guimarães Feliciano
Grantee:Gabriela Marcassa Thomaz de Aquino
Host Institution: Faculdade de Direito (FD). Universidade de São Paulo (USP). São Paulo , SP, Brazil


The fight against child labor is a commitment made by Brazil in the document "Decent Work in the Americas: A Hemispheric Agenda, 2006-2015", which provides for the eradication of the worst forms of work by the year 2015 and in its entirety up to the year of 2020. In view of the difficulties in combating this type of work, the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (ODS), in its eighth axis, "Decent Employment and Economic Growth", extended the latter by 2025. In the However, even in the face of international commitments and internal laws that provide for the importance of guaranteeing basic human rights for the developing world, there are also worrying numbers, according to statistics such as the National Household Sample Survey (PNAD). To children and adolescents who work under the legal limit established by the Federal Constitution. Given the importance of combating precocious work and how this practice reflects the perpetuation of the cycle of poverty and also the economic aspects of wealth production and the professionalization of the population, a thorough study is necessary to understand the specificities of the activities performed by the developing people, considering the locality in which they live, so that the actions of combat have effective and specific directives of action. (AU)

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AQUINO, Gabriela Marcassa Thomaz de. ILO Convenctions 138 and 182 and its effectiveness: analysis of the inspection actions of the Ministry of Labour and the work of the Labour Justice in São Paulo State. 2019. Master's Dissertation - Universidade de São Paulo (USP). Faculdade de Direito (FD/SBD) São Paulo.

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