Welcome to the Interactive Declaration. Each article of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights is introduced with a plain language version, an exploration of some key issues, definitions, and suggestions for activities and discussion questions.
An index by topic provides links to articles pertaining to specific issues, such as children's rights, labour rights, women's rights and discrimination.
Click on any of the article numbers in the strip at the top of the page.
'P' will take you to the Preamble of the Declaration
'x' is for the topic index
Suggestions for classroom use of the Interactive Declaration
Complete text of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights
Complete ‘plain language’ version
Human Rights at School, a resource page in Russian
French text of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights
Spanish text of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights