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International Day of Sign Languages 2022: Theme, History

International Day of Sign Languages 2022: Theme, History – Every year, The International Day of Sign Languages (IDSL) is celebrated on September 23rd across the world. this day aims to create awareness of the importance of sign language in the full realization of the human rights of people who are deaf. It is a unique opportunity to support and protect the linguistic identity and cultural diversity of all deaf people and other sign language users.

International Day of Sign Languages 2022: Theme

  • The theme for the 2022 International Day of Sign languages is “Sign Languages Unite Us!”, aimed at fostering, promoting and recognising national sign languages as part of their countries’ vibrant and diverse linguistic landscapes. 
  • The International Day of Sign languages Theme 2020 – “Sign Languages Are for Everyone!”.
  • International Day of Sign languages Theme 2018 – With Sign Language, Everyone is Included!
  • International Day of Sign languages Theme 2019 – Sign Language Rights for All.

International Day of Sign Languages 2022: History

  • The World Federation of the Deaf (WFD) began observing the International Day of Sign Languages.
  • On 19th Dec 2017, The United Nations introduced a resolution to declare the day of 23rd September as the International Day of Sign Languages.
  • The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) decided to make 23 September the International Day of Sign Languages (IDSL) to raise awareness of the significance of sign language in the full realization of the human rights of people who are deaf.
  • The International Day of Sign Languages was first celebrated in 2018 as part of the International Week of the Deaf.
  • 23 September also marks the date that the WFD was established in 1951.
  • The International Week of the Deaf was first observed in September 1958.

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