African Disability Rights Yearbook (ADRY)

  • Citation: Ngwena, Charles, Ilze Grobbelaar-du Plessis, Helene Combrinck, and Serges Djoyou Kamga. African Disability Rights Yearbook. Pretoria, South Africa: Pretoria University Law Press, 2017.
    • Topics:
    • Movements for Inclusion
    • Keywords:
    • Sub-Saharan Africa
    • Djibouti
    • Madagascar
    • Kenya
    • South Africa
    • Ghana
    • children with disabilities
    • mental health

The African Disability Rights Yearbook (ADRY) is a peer-reviewed journal that is published once a year with 2013 as its augural year. The African Disability Rights Yearbook aims to advance disability scholarship. Coming in the wake of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, it is the first peer-reviewed journal to focus exclusively on disability as human rights on the African continent. It provides an annual forum for scholarly analysis on issues pertaining to the human rights of persons with disabilities. It is also a source for country-based reports as well as commentaries on recent developments in the field of disability rights in the African region. The African Disability Rights Yearbook publishes peer-reviewed contributions dealing with the rights of persons with disabilities and related topics, with specific relevance to Africa, Africans and scholars of Africa. The Yearbook appears annually under the aegis of the Centre for Human Rights, Faculty of Law, University of Pretoria.

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