The editors of the African Disability Rights Yearbook (ADRY) are pleased to announce the publication of the tenth volume of the ADRY.
Section A of this volume features six articles by: Yohannes Takele Zewale on the need to go beyond ratifying the Marrakesh VIP Treaty; Shirley Genga and Meryl du Plessis on a critical analysis of the duty to provide reasonable accommodation for employees with psychosocial conditions as an employment anti-discrimination obligation; Prince- Oparaku Uzoma and Ngozi Chuma-Umeh on imperatives of securing equitable access to healthcare services for persons with disabilities in Nigeria; Alexious E Silombela Kamangila on advance directives in mental health; Thina Mthembu and Willene Holness on criteria for law reform on comprehensive sexuality education for children with disabilities in South Africa; and Zahra Hosaneea on reservation on the CRPD from a Mauritian perspective.
Section B contains four country reports by: Soka Armelle Ngoutane Peyou on Burkina Faso; Serge Marcellin Tengho on Cape Verde; Gerard Emmanuel Kamdem Kamga on Seychelles and Marianne Severin on Somalia.
Section C on regional developments contains two commentaries by: Paul Ochieng Juma on the Marrakesh Treaty and African copyright laws; and Dianah Msipa on recognising the testimonial competence of persons with intellectual and psychosocial disabilities in Southern Africa.
The 2022 volume ends with a book review of Identity construction and illness narratives in persons with disabilities (2021) which is edited by Chalotte Glintborg and Manuel L de la Mata. The book is reviewed by Faith Njahîra Wangarî.
The financial assistance of the Open Society Institute Budapest Foundation (OSI) a Hungarian charitable foundation within the Open Society Foundations (OSF), in particular the Higher Education Support Project (HESP) is gratefully acknowledged.
Charles Ngwena (convening editor)
Serges Djoyou Kamga