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News Archive for 2011:

KhagraChori Pouroshova set to prepare the smokefree guideline


The Mayor of Khagrachori Pouroshova committed to prepare a smokefree guideline to ensure smoke Khagrachori and agreed to fix smokefree signage in all the public places of the Pouroshova in a training session, for the members of smoke free coalition, [...]

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YPSA and BGMEA jointly celebrated 4 decades of the independence

YPSA and BGMEA jointly celebrated 4 decades of the independence

YPSA and Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association(BGMEA)jointly celebrated 4 decades of the glorious independence of Bangladesh at the BGMEA conference hall on 19 December. primary and mass education minister Dr. Afsarul was present as the chief guest and CDA [...]

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YPSA celebrated World Migrants Day 2011

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YPSA and Survivor Voice Anirban set a stall at Chittagong Shilpo Kola Academy on the occasion of World Migrants Day celebration on 18 December. Additional Deputy Commissioner of Chittagong Mr. Ehsan E Elahi was present in the program.

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Orientation on Disability survey held in Chandpur

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PSA arranged orientation on disability survey at Upazilla conference room, Shahrasti in Chandpur on 17th December with support from Actionaid Bangladesh. Mr. Moajjem Hossain, UNO of Shahrasti upzilla was Chief Guest while Md. Arifur Rahman, Chief Executive of YPSA presided [...]

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Nowakhali Pouroshova declared as Smoke Free

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“Its a matter of urgency to ensure smoke free pouroshova for protecting our future generation to come from the adverse effect of tobacco use. And there is no other way but starting an effective movement against smoking and tobacco use [...]

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5th Annual Convention of Self Help Organization of PWD’s held to celebrate UNCRPD


5th Annual Convention of Self Help Organization of Persons with Disabilities was held at YPSA HRDC Sitakund Campus on 13 December 2011 as the celebration of “The United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD)”. Thousands of [...]

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World Human Rights Day 2011 observed in Cox’sbazar

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YPSA observed World Human Rights Day 2011 in Cox’sbazar. YPSA and Survivor Voice ‘Onirban’ organized Human chain at the District Administartion Office premises and handover a memorandum to the District Commissioner and Police Super of Cox’s bazar. Some recommendations added [...]

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Radio Sagor Giri FM 99.2 started test transmission from Sitakund , Chittagong


Radio Sagor Giri FM 99.2 has already started test transmission. This is the first Government approved community radio station in Chittagong initiated by YPSA . The name of this Community Radio is Radio Sagor Giri, which carries the natural characteristics of [...]

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YPSA observed International Volunteers Day 2011

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5 December is “International Volunteers Day”. United Nation declared this day as international volunteer decade. This day seeks significant importance to us. We do volunteer knowingly or unknowingly. We help a physically challenged or elderly person crossing the street. We [...]

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YPSA observed World Aids Day’ 2011

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YPSA Consortium organized different programs on occasion of World AIDS DAY at Theater Institute of Chittagong on 2 December with the support of Ministry of Health & Family Welfare of Bangladesh Government and Save the Children USA. Jobida Nargish Khan, [...]

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Workshop on “ ICT and Accessibility For The People With Disability” held in the festival of South Asia Social Forum (SASF)

ICT and Accessibility For The People With Disability” in the festival of South Asia Social Forum (SASF)

YPSA and Actionaid Bangladesh jointly organized a workshop on “ ICT and Accessibility For The People With Disability” in the festival of South Asia Social Forum (SASF), the program held on 19 November, Dhaka University Premises, Bangladesh. Plenary session was moderated [...]

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Meeting on Post Literacy and Continuing Education for Human Development (PLCEHD) in Cox’s Bazar


YPSA consortium organized coordination meeting on Post Literacy and Continuing Education for Human Development (PLCEHD) in Cox’s Bazar on 15 November. Mr. Biddyt Roy Barman, Assistant Director, Bureau of Non-Formal Education (BNFE) under the Ministry of Primary and Mass Education presided the meeting. YPSA [...]

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YPSA’s CE travels to South Africa to attend The United Nations Climate Change Conference

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YPSA’s chief executive and member of Executive Board, Sushasoner Jonny Procharavizan (SUPRO) Md. Arifur Rahman travels to South Africa to attend The United Nations Climate Change Conference, Durban 2011. He will share with the international delegates regarding the vulnerability to climate [...]

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Divisional Workshop on “Enforcement of Tobacco Control Law in Bangladesh” held

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A workshop titled “Implementation and Enforcement of Tobacco Control Law in Bangladesh” jointly arranged by National Tobacco Control Cell (NTCC), Divisional Health Office of Chittagong and YPSA with the support from World Health Organization (WHO), Bangladesh at the conference room [...]

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Best Remittance User Family Award received in Remittance Festival 2011

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Md. Belal Uddin, Best Remittance user of Sitakund, Mr. Liakat Ali, Program Officer of YPSA and MRIS project beneficiaries received “Best Remittance User Family Award” from Shonar Manush Shommanona and Remittance Utsob. Mr Abul Maal Abdul Muhith, MP, Honorable Minister, Ministry of [...]

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Child rescued and handover to his family.

Child rescued and handover to his family.

Shajib (10) son of Abdur Razzak and Salina Begum was rescued while he was being trafficked from Cox’sbazar. He was missing from Narayanganj 10 days earlier. Pritim Kumar Chowdhury, Deputy Director of Social Welfare, Cox’sbazar, Abu Morshed, President of Cox’sbazar [...]

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YPSA & Chittagong District Administration jointly observed IDDRR

Scene of mock drill on rescue at emergency performed by the talented & prudent team of Bangladesh Fire service & civil Defense

YPSA & Chittagong District Administration Office jointly observed International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction on October 13, 2011 keeping the slogan “Making Children & Young People Partners in Disaster Risk Reduction”. Colorful rally, discussion meeting and a rescue drill were [...]

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Meeting on “Human Trafficking & Violence Against Women & Children” held at Cox’sbazar


YPSA’s ACT Project organized a meeting on “Human Trafficking & Violence Against Women & Children” at Cox’sbazar. Mr. Selim Md. Zahangir, Police Super of Cox’sbazar presided the meeting. All senior Police Officers of Cox’sbazar District, President of Cox’sbazar Civil Society, Public [...]

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Meeting with the employers of girl domestic workers held at Mirsharai

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YPSA organized meeting with the employers of girl domestic workers at Jorarganj, Mirsharai on 10 October 2011. Child domestic workers are often confined in a house where they are deprived from all rights. In this situation, adolescent girls aged 6-16 are [...]

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YPSA observed Child Rights Week 2011

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YPSA’s Development Initiatives for Social Change  project organized different programs in Sitakund to observe Child Rights Week 2011 Emphasizing creating a child-friendly environment in the country through ensuring the safety of children from exploitation and deprivation. Children’s Week is an annual event celebrated [...]

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