DISABILITY RIGHTS AND INCLUSIVENESS IN AFRICA, The Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, challenge and change

: Grischow (J.) & Mfoafo-M'Carthy (M.) eds.

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277pp., paperback, Woodbridge & Rochester, 2022


A collection of essays by researchers in Ghana, Cameroon, Nigeria, Ethiopia, Uganda, Kenya, Zimbabwe and South Africa on the challenges and possibilities of achieving disability rights under the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

Contributions include:

"Legislation as a Care institution? The CRPD and rights of adults with intellectual disabilities in South Africa" by Charlotte Capri

"Examining the Implementation of Inclusive Education in Zimbabwe" by Tsitsi Chataika & Lincoln Hlatywayo

"African Ontology, Albinism and Human Rights" by Elvis Imafidon.

Jeff D. Grischow is Associate Professor, Department of History, Wilfrid Laurier University, Canada, and author of Shaping Tradition : Civil society, community and development in colonial northern Ghana, 1899-1957 (2006).

Magnus Mfoafo-M'Carthy is Associate Professor, Department of Social Work, Wilfrid Laurier University.