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What does ESCR stand for?

ESCR stands for Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights

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The Taliban blatantly violated these agreements, despite the fact that Afghanistan had previously approved and signed the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) and the International Covenant of Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights (ICESCR) on January 24, 1983.
The International Covenant on Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights has been ratified by 137 nations and signed, pending ratification, by sixty-one others.
And environmentalists have realized that upholding basic civil and political rights is one of the best ways of protecting the environment; In the ecological context, the main difference between the relevant civil and political rights and the relevant economic, social, and cultural rights is that the first are largely procedural and the second are substantive: people exercise their individual rights (such as free speech) in order to protect their environment, related communal rights (for example, the right to an intact ozone layer).