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A communication is in plain language if its wording, structure and design are so clear that the intended audience can easily find what they need, understand what they find, and use that information.

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  • Clarity Experts

    Some of our members are experts in plain language. They have the expertise to train your teams, rewrite and redesign your contents, or act as precious advisers. Find the expert you need!

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  • The Clarity Journal

    The leading source of plain language news and research from across the globe. It is released twice a year. Sign up to receive a copy!

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    Browse a selection of articles of the Clarity Journal.

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  • Organisations

    We are not alone! Discover other organisations that promote plain legal language around the world.

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  • External Resources

    Need guidance on plain language? Browse our resources page to find links to articles, guidebooks and more to help you implement plain language in your organisation.

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  • Clarity Members

    Clarity is the largest international plain language organization with hundreds of members in dozens of countries. You may want to reach one of our members to learn about their experience in plain language. Discover how to join the Clarity community!

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