List of Acronyms


AFL-CIO

American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organization


CEACR

Committee of Experts on the Application of Conventions and Recommendations

CEDAW

Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women

CEP

Council on Economic Priorities

CLC

Commission for Labor Cooperation


DOL

U.S. Department of Labor


EDF

Environmental Defense Fund


FTAA

Free Trade Agreement of the Americas


GDP

Gross Domestic Product


IATP

Initiative Against Trafficking in Persons

ICFTU

International Confederation of Free Trade Unions

ILO

International Labour Organization

ILRF

International Labor Rights Fund


LSMS

Living Standards Measurement Study



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List of Acronyms AFL-CIO American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organization CEACR Committee of Experts on the Application of Conventions and Recommendations CEDAW Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women CEP Council on Economic Priorities CLC Commission for Labor Cooperation DOL U.S. Department of Labor EDF Environmental Defense Fund FTAA Free Trade Agreement of the Americas GDP Gross Domestic Product IATP Initiative Against Trafficking in Persons ICFTU International Confederation of Free Trade Unions ILO International Labour Organization ILRF International Labor Rights Fund LSMS Living Standards Measurement Study

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MICS Multiple Indicator Cluster Surveys NAALC North American Agreement on Labor Cooperation NAFTA North American Free Trade Agreement NGO nongovernmental organization NRC National Research Council OECD Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development SAI Social Accountability International SIMPOC Statistical Information and Monitoring Programme on Child Labour TIMSS Third International Mathematics and Science Study UN United Nations UNESCO United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization UNICEF United Nations Children’s Fund WTO World Trade Organization