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News Archive for 2012:

Chhagalnaiya Upzilla Anti Tobacco Taskforce Committee meeting held

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Chhagalnaiya Upzilla Anti Tobacco Taskforce Committee meeting was held at Chhagalnaiya UNO office on 30 December 2012. Mr. Kazi Shohidul Islam, Upazilla Nirbahi Officer of Chhagalnaiya Upazilla was presided over the meeting. Besides that Dr. Abdul Kadir, Upazilla Health Officer, Chhagalnaiya Upazilla, Mr. Aziz [...]

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8th annual divisional sports of persons with disability held

Participants attempt to run 100 meters

8th annual divisional sports competition of persons with disability held at M.A Aziz Stadium, Chittagong on 28 December organized by NASPD and CSD. About 800 competitors (Persons with disability) in 83 events attended the sports competition. About 100 PWDs attended from [...]

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RDRS team visited YPSA’s shelter home for the trafficking survivors at Cox’sbazar

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RDRS Bangladesh team consist of 18 staffs led by Mr. Azam, Program Manager of RDRS, Health Program visited Shanta Niloy (YPSA’s shelter home for the trafficking survivors) at Cox’sbazar  on 26 December 2012. This visit was effective for organizational experience [...]

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Ward based smoke-free sticker campaign started in Chittagong City Corporation

Counselor of 15 no ward of Chittagong City Corporation attaching smoke-free stickers behind the Taxi with the support of YPSA

Mayor of Chittagong City Corporation adopted smoke free guideline in 2010 to protect people from the harms of smoking at the corporation office and it’s premises. The City Corporation has been taking different initiatives gradually for the implementation of this guideline. As [...]

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Prevention of human trafficking crimes requires raising awareness through enforcing law

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“Human trafficking is a crime against humanity. Every year, thousands of men, women and children fall into the hands of traffickers. Prevention of human trafficking crimes requires raising awareness through enforcing law, supporting education, activating the role of civil society groups and voluntary [...]

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6th Annual Convention of Self-help Organization of Persons with Disabilities held

Cultural program in the convention

6th Annual Convention of Self-help Organization of Persons with Disabilities was held at YPSA HRDC Sitakund Campus on 22 December 2012. Thousands of representatives from 40 Self Help Organizations of Persons with Disabilities and different Social Organizations participated in the [...]

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YPSA participated in the BCCP workshop

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BCCP, a national capacity development organization, has organized a workshop titled “How to Assess Impact of Tobacco Control Program” during 18- 20 December 2012 in BCCP (Bangladesh Center for Communication Programs) training center. YPSA officials Mr. Muhammed Ali Shahin and Md. Didarul [...]

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International Migrants Day 2012 observed at Sitakund

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YPSA’s Migrants Rights to Information and Services project organized rally and discussion meeting on International Migrants Day 2012 at Sitakund. Migrant Rights’ Protection Committee members participated in the program.

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International Migrants Day 2012 observed in Chittagong

Crest given ceremony

Department of Manpower and Employment, RAMRU, YPSA jointly organized rally, discussion meeting and information fair at Chittagong to mark the International Migrants Day 2012. Chittagong District Employment and Manpower Office assistant director Jahirul Alam in the chair, Deputy Commissioner (DC) of Chittagong Abdul Mannan [...]

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YPSA observed International Migrants Day 2012 at Cox’sbazar

YPSA observed International Migrants Day 2012

With the theme “We will go abroad complying with law, build our country bringing in remittances” YPSA, Cox’sbazar District Administration, Cox’sbazar District Employment & Manpower Office and Survivor Voice ANIRBAN Jointly organized colorful rally, discussion meeting, information fair & documentary film [...]

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Anti Tobacco Campaign arranged at Feni on victory day

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On the occasion of Victory Day of Bangladesh, YPSA and Feni Himan Development Foundation (FHDF) arranged an Anti Tobacco Campaign at different places in Feni on 16 December. Stickers, handbills and other promotional materials displaying the harmful effects of tobacco uses were distributed [...]

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YPSA participated in the Climate Change Fair

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YPSA participated in the Climate Change Fair organized by UTSA with the support of Concern Universal Bangladesh. The Fair was held at Zela Shilpa Kala Academy, Chittagong on 13th December 2012. YPSA’s HLP Right Initiative and Disaster Risk Reduction projects [...]

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Anti tobacco campaign held on Human rights day’ 12 in Chittagong

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YPSA’s Smoke Free project organized an anti tobacco campaign on 10th December’12 on the occasion of Human Rights day’ 12 to highlight the non smoker rights with the support from Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids. A rally organized from Shishu [...]

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YPSA observed World Human Rights Day 2012

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YPSA and Survivor Voice Anirban jointly organized rally, human chain and signature campaign to mark the World Human Rights Day 2012 at Cox’sbazar on 10 December with the support of Winrock International and USAID.. Representatives from different NGO’s and civil society from Cox’sbazar [...]

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District level advocacy meeting on “Rights of Climate Displaced People” held in Feni

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“Feni district mainly Sonagaji, and Fulgaji areas have been facing severe river erosion over the last few years. Government took initiative to rehabilitate the land less people here. Government officials and related departments are now more conscious to give lands [...]

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U. S. Department of State team visited YPSA

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The honorable Desk Officer, Mr. Ben Barry, Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs, U.S. Department of State and Mr. Asif Ayub, Economic and Commercial Specialist, American Embassy, Dhaka visited YPSA on 6th December’12. Mr. Md. Mahabubur Rahaman, Director (SDP), [...]

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“Synchronized efforts, ignoring manipulation of political pressure and mass participation should be ensured”

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“Many organizations implementing few biggest rehabilitation projects here in Nowkhali but some of them were not able to deliver their service properly. Synchronized efforts, ignoring manipulation of political pressure and mass participation should be ensured” Speaker said in a advocacy meeting [...]

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Generation Justice featured a conversation with Mohammed Arifur Rahman broadcasted on KUNM FM 89.9

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The Generation Justice featured a conversation with Md. Arifur Rahman, the Chief Executive with YPSA in Bangladesh broadcasted on KUNM FM 89.9 a New Mexico’s Community Powered Public Radio. Mr. Rahman visited with Generation Justice Youth Producers and spoke about Bangladesh, YPSA, and answered questions. Click Here to [...]

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Meeting on “Rights of Climate Displaced People” held in Laxmipur District.

Meeting in Laxmipur District

“Transparency and distribution of Khash land (government owned land) among the landless people without any kind of influence should be ensured. Livelihood and other basic needs and rights have to be ensured in this rehabilitation process for the betterment of [...]

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Meeting on “Rights of Climate Displaced People” held in Chandpur District

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YPSA and Chandpur Community Development Sangstha (CCDS) jointly organized advocacy meeting with the NGOs and Civil Society group working for Climate Displaced People under YPSA’s Housing Land and Property Rights Initiative project  at Rotary Club Conference room, , Chandpur on 4  December’12 supported by Displacement Solutions.

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