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News Archive for November, 2012

International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Woman 2012 observed

Rally

YPSA celebrated International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Woman 2012. Rally and Discussion meeting were organized by Chittagong District Administration to mark the day. 

Speech contest on “The natural forests play an important role in biodiversity conservation” among high school students held

Speech contest on “The natural forests play an important role in biodiversity conservation” among high school students

Speech contest on “The natural forests play an important role in biodiversity conservation” among high school students held at Khayachara School, Mirsharai on 29 November. YPSA with the support of…

View exchange meeting on “Quality Education for All and Right to Information Act”

YPSA and Campaign for Popular Education (CAMPE) jointly arranged a view exchange meeting on “Quality Education for All and Right to Information Act” at Hotel Saint Martine, Chittagong on 28…

Meeting on rights of climate displaced people arranged in Khulna and Satkhira

Mr. Shekh Harunur Rashid, Administrator of Khulna District & former chief in the meeting

Two advocacy meeting on rights of climate displaced people were arranged in Khulna and Satkhira districts with the support of Displacement Solutions.  YPSA and Loving Care for the Oppressed Society…

Upazilla Tobacco control Taskforce meeting held in Ramu Upazilla

Participants in the meeting

Upazilla Tobacco control Taskforce meeting was held on 21 November 2012 at Ramu Upazilla office. Mr. Md. Abul Kalam, Upazilla Nirbahi Officer (Acting) of Ramu presided over the meeting. Dr. Akhtarul…

Government, NGO and civil society groups should work together for the rights of climate refugees

Meeting

The effects of climate change cause large-scale human displacement due to sea-level rise, tropical cyclones, riverbank erosion and flooding across the country. Millions of people have been rendered homeless due to river erosion…

District level advocacy workshop on “Rights of Climate Displaced People” held in Sirajgonj

Participants of Advocacy workshop

YPSA and NDP jointly organized district level advocacy workshop with the Government, NGOs and Civil Society group working on Climate Displaced People under YPSA-HLP rights initiative project at conference hall, NDP…

Advocacy meeting on “Rights of Climate Displaced People” in Bogra District held

YPSA and PAVE jointly organized advocacy meeting with the NGOs and Civil Society groups working on climate displaced people under YPSA-HLP rights initiative project at the conference hall of Bogra…

Advocacy meeting on “Rights of Climate Displaced People” in Korigram District held

Participants in the meeting at kurigram

YPSA and Solidarity with the support of Displacement Solutions jointly organized advocacy meeting on “Rights of Climate Displaced People” in Korigram District on 20th November’12.  YPSA’s Housing, Land and Property Rights Initiative…

USAID evaluation team visited YPSA Modhumita Center

USAID Evaluation Team with street based sex workers in YPSA Modhumita Center

USAID evaluation team visited YPSA Modhumita Center (a health care center for the street based sex workers)  at Nalapara, Chittagong on November 11, 2012. The team comprises USAID and FHI360 members…

1119 primary schools became smoke free in Cox’s bazar district

YPSA has been implementing the smoke free project in Cox’s Bazar municipality. As a result of continuous advocacy by YPSA and smoke free coalition, Mr. Tapas Kumar Paul, district primary…

YPSA observed World Food Day 2012

YPSA organized human chain and rally on World Food Day 2012 at Sitakund on 16 October with the support of Action aid Bangladesh. More than 150 community people attended the…

YPSA Chief Executive visits Voice of America (VOA) at Washington DC

YPSA Chief Executive Md. Arifur Rahman visits Voice of America (VOA) at Washington DC, USA.

5 Bangladeshi fellows of Eisenhower Fellowshipprogram attended a sharing meeting at Ashburn Virginia, USA

5 Bangladeshi fellows of Eisenhower Fellowshipprogram attended a sharing meeting at Ashburn Virginia, USA on 7 October organized by Mr. Jamil Khan, Community activist of Washington.

YPSA organized workshop on malaria control and prevention

YPSA organized workshop on malaria control and prevention at Rangunia on 30 September’ 12.