Article 1 of the UDHR

Sign languages

There are about 300 different sign languages around the world. Many countries have their own unique sign languages, though some are used in several different countries. For example, British Sign Language is similar to Australian Sign Language and New Zealand Sign Language, but completely different to American Sign Language and Irish Sign Language.

British Sign language (BSL)


This is the entire Universal Declaration of Human Rights, not just Article 1. The full text, in English and many other langauges, can be found on the United Nations Human Rights site.

If you can provide an video recording of this text in other sign languages, please send it, or a link to it, please contact me.

Other language families

Afroasiatic, Languages of North America, Languages of South America, Austro-Asiatic, Austronesian, Caucasian, Dravidian, Hmong-Mien, Indo-European: Baltic, Celtic, Germanic, Indo-Iranian, Italic/Romance, Slavic, Other, Quechuan, Mongolic, Niger-Congo, Nilo-Saharan, Sino-Tibetan, Tai-Kaidai, Tungusic, Turkic, Uralic, Yukaghir, Isolates, Sign Languages, Pidgins and Creoles, International Auxiliary Languages (IALS), Alternative writing systems, Constructed/fictional languages and alphabets, Index

Index of UDHR translations


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