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Comprehensive Policy is Needed for Protection the Rights of Climate Displaced Peoples

Roundtable Discussion and Launching of Mapping reportat at CIRDAP, Dhaka

A comprehensive Climate Change Policy is now demand of time, which can cover all climate changes issues including the rights of climate displaced peoples of Bangladesh. I, myself, will take necessary initiative of this requirement as a chairman of Parliamentary standing Committee for Ministry of Environment and Forest. Dr. Hasan Mahmud, MP was said in his speech Round Table Discussion on Climate Displacement issue and Launching of Mapping Study report as a chief guest. The meeting was organized by Young Power in Social Action (YPSA) at CIRDAP auditorium, Dhaka on 1st September 2014. Read more..

YPSA distributed sewing machines among the underprivileged rural women

Sewing machine distribution

YPSA distributed sewing machines to the fifteen underprivileged rural women who have been given a sewing training course at Banskhali aimed to make them self-reliant through income generating activities. Mostafizur Rahman Chowdhury MP(Banskhali) was present as chief guest in the sewing machine distribution program on 27 August. The chief guest said, “NGOs are playing active role to achieve The Millennium Development Goal (MDG) as well as ‘Vision 2021’ of the Government of Bangladesh”. Read more..

Divisional meeting titled “Protect women form tobacco hazards” held


Smoking and use of smokeless tobacco products such as jorda (tobacco leaf), gul (grains of tobacco) and other form of tobacco chewing which are mostly consumed by women in Bangladesh, increasing risk of Cancer and other health hazards day by day. Speaker said in a divisional meeting titled “Protect women form tobacco hazards” jointly organized by YPSA and TABINAJ (Anti-tobacco Alliance of Women) at the BURO Bangladesh Conference Hall on 25 August with the support of CTFK. Read more..

YPSA Bi-AGM held and elected Executive Committee 2014-17

YPSA Bi-AGM held and elected Executive Committee 2014-17

Bi- Annual General Meeting AGM of the YPSA held at HRDC Sitakund Campus Chittagong on 8th August 2014. Md.Shamsuddin Bhuyan (Tutul), President of the YPSA presided the meeting. Mr.Shahin Imran, UNO of Sitakund Upazila delivered his valuable remarks as Chief Guest at opening program of the YPSA Bi-AGM . Program Reports (2013-14) and plan (2014-15) presented by Mr. Md.Arifur Rahman , Member Secretary of YPSA and Finance reports (2013-14) and Budget (2014-15) presented by Treasurer Ms.Yasmin Akter Jugnu . Read more..

Tobacco control activist demanded to pass the Rules under tobacco control law


Tobacco control activist demanded to pass the Rules under tobacco control law which is due for more than a year. Activist also claimed this expected Rule is delayed due to tobacco companies interference to policy level. Bangladesh Tamak Birodhi Jote (The Bangladesh Anti Tobacco Alliance (BATA) and 13 anti tobacco organizations including YPSA  jointly organized this event in front of National Press Club on 20th August 2014

Conference on Tobacco Control in Bangladesh held

Nasim Banu, Team Leader, Smoke Free Project of YPSA

A “Conference on Tobacco Control in Bangladesh” held on 12th August 2014 at Hall A and Hall B, National Heart Foundation Hospital and Research Institute, Mirpur, Dhaka. The Conference was organized by National Heart Foundation of Bangladesh in collaboration with United Forum Against Tobacco (UFAT) with the support from Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids (CTFK). Nasim Banu, Team Leader, Smoke Free Project of YPSA participated in the conference as a speaker and presented a power point presentation on “Involvement of Local Government in Smoke Free initiatives: Chittagong Experiences”. Read more..

Deputy Managing Director of PKSF visits YPSA

Meeting at YPSA Head Office

Deputy Managing Director Md. Fazlul Kader and Deputy General Manger Md. Abdul Matin of PKSF visited YPSA during 5-7 August, 2014. On the first day, they exchanged views with the poor women who came at the Sayedpur Maternal Health Camp under YPSA’s ENRICH program to get their health services. Mr. Kader inaugurated the health camp after sharing the programs and services of PKSF. Read more..

Rally on World Population Day 2014 in Chittagong, Bangladesh

YPSA jointly with Department of Family Planning observed World Population Day 2014. Read more…

Group photo

Director General of NGO Affairs Bureau visits YPSA. Read more…


World No Tobacco Day’14 observed: Tobacco tax raise demanded. Read more…

roundtable meeting

Collaborative counter-trafficking awareness needs to combat human trafficking. Read more…

30 Years in development partnership of YPSA: 20 May 2014" written on a cake

Celebration of 30th Founding day of YPSA. Read more… 

visitor in a listeners club of Radio Sagor Giri

Assistant  Manager of Palli Karma Sahayok Foundation (PKSF) Md. Mainiruzzaman visited YPSA led community radio “Radio Sagor Giri FM 99.2” at Sitakund on 22 May.

Discussion meeting

YPSA and Community Radio Sagor Giri FM 99.2 observed World Press Freedom Day 2014.

view exchanging meeting titled “Adolescent reproductive health rights and challenges: Role of local leaders and media”

Introducing reproductive and sexual health education in schools is necessary. Read more…

Workshop participants

Workshop on “Recent Trends in Development and Bangladesh Perspectives” held. NIAZ AHMED KHAN, Ph.D.(Wales), Professor and Chairman, Department of Development Studies, University of Dhaka conducted the workshop. Read more…

Contract singing between Mr.Farid Uddin Ahmed , Executive Director of Arannayk Foundation (AF) and Mr.Md. Arifur Rahman, Chief Executive of YPSA

Contract Signed for “Climate Resilient Participatory Afforestation and Reforestation Project ( CRPARP)”. Read more…

Mr. Vashkar Bhattacharjee receiving award from honorable speaker of the national parliament Dr Shirin Sharmin Chowdhury and Dan W Mozena, The Ambassador of USA in Bangladesh

Service Innovation Fund arranged by Access to Information (A2I) Program under Prime Minister’s Office awarded to YPSA for ‘production of multimedia digital talking book’. Read more..

The Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) at its Substantive Session of July 2013 adopted the recommendation of the Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) to grant special consultative status to YPSA. Consultative status for an organization enables it to actively engage with ECOSOC and its subsidiary bodies, as well as with the United Nations Secretariat, programmes, funds and agencies.