The African Disability Rights Yearbook (ADRY) Call for papers: 2024.


The ADRY comprises four sections – Section A containing doctrinal articles and for which we are calling for papers; Section B containing country-focused overviews of developments in disability rights in selected African countries; and Section C containing brief overviews of developments at the African regional and sub-regional levels. The fourth section is a book review section. Articles for Section A of the ADRY - the subject of this Call - should be original and not under consideration for publication by another journal. An article should not exceed 10 000 words, including footnote references. The introduction to the article should be preceded by a summary of not more than 250 words. All articles must comply with the PULP style guidelines. When preparing articles for submission, contributors are advised to follow the guidelines which are available on the ADRY website at

Kindly note that where an article is based on empirical research involving human subjects conducted by the author, it is the policy of the ADRY to require submission of the article to be accompanied by documentary proof of independent ethics review approval.

As the ADRY is currently migrating over to the Online Journal System (OJS), authors are required to make their submissions using the following website:

You will be required to create a profile before making your submission. All queries relating to OJS and submission procedures may be sent to Ms Sabeeha Majid at

The deadline for submissions is 31 March 2024. Queries regarding the content of articles for Section A may be directed to Prof Charles Ngwena ( and Prof Nkatha Murungi (

View the full call for submissions here.