Skip to main content
YPSA, an organization in Consultative Status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council (UN ECOSOC) since 2013

News Archive for October, 2016

Project closeout meeting held

YPSA Project closing and experience sharing meeting held

YPSA successfully accomplished a project “Engaging Private Sector to Increase Access and Use of Injectable, LARCs services” supported by EngenderHeath Bangladesh. The project closeout and experience sharing meeting with Ready…

Cyclone ROANU affected families receive Emergency Shelter Kits at Banskhali

Cyclone ROANU affected families receiving ESK

YPSA has distributed Emergency Shelter Kits among 1050 Cyclone ROANU affected families at Khankanabad Union of Bashkhali, Chittagong with the support of Habitat for Humanity Bangladesh. Mr. John Armstrong, National…

Dr. Ingrid Boas from Wageningen University, Netherland visits YPSA

Dr. Ingrid Boas discussing various issues with sex workers at YPSA DIC

Dr. Ingrid Boas from Wageningen University, Netherland has visited a Drop in Center (DIC) for the female sex workers which is located at Ibrahimpur, Dhaka, Bangladesh. She made this visit…

“Community Engagement in Countering Violent Extremism in Cox’s Bazar District” project launches

Violent extremism is a global concern. Different forms of violent extremism increased around the world. Unlike the other countries, violence on the basis of religion, ethnicity, national origin etc. are boosted…

Sharing meeting with Chittagong District Legal Aid Committee held

Mr. Siraj Ullah Kutubi, Chairman of District Legal Aid Committe, Chittagong chaired the sharing meeting.

YPSA-Community Legal Services for Access to Justice Project is working for building the capacity of justice service providers and ensuring the fair and equitable legal services for poor and marginalized…

World White Cane Safety Day 2016 observed

The World White Cane Safety Day is celebrated every year on October 15 to highlight visually impaired people’s achievements and to remind people how white cane can play an important…

YPSA observes Global Hand Washing Day 16

Rally on Global Hand Washing Day arranged by YPSA

The theme for the 2016 Global Hand washing Day is “Make Hand washing a Habit!” The theme emphasizes the importance of hand washing with soap and clean water which drastically reduce outbreak of disease.…

YPSA distributes sewing machines to 32 women micro-entrepreneurs at Sitakund

YPSA has distributed sewing machines to 32 women micro-entrepreneurs at Sitakunda

Women face aggression, domestic violence and gender discrimination in Bangladesh including south Asia only for being woman or they were born with a gender identity as female. Poor or rich,…

Chittagong City Corporation allocated 20 million taka for smoke free program

Budget cover page

Mr. A. Z. M Nasir, Mayor of Chittagong City Corporation declared budget of City Corporation for the fiscal year of 2016-2017 on 9 October . For the implementation of the smoke free…

Project inception meeting with Upazila administration of Kutubdia held

Project inception meeting held with Upazila administration of Kutubdia, Cox’sbazar

A project inception meeting on “Relief Support for Cyclone Affected Population in Need in South-East Bangladesh” was held at the conference room of Kutubdia Upazila, Cox’sbazar on 3 October 2016 which organized…

YPSA-CLS carries out signature campaign against sexual harassment in educational institution

students putting their signature

Eleven hundred students put their signatures to protest sexual assault in educational institutions through a signature campaign organized by YPSA-Community Legal Services for Access to Justice Project (CLS).  The campaign…

YPSA to build 50 semi-brick houses for people affected by cyclone “ROANU”

The construction work was launched by Ms. Farah Kabir, Country Director of Actionaid Bangladesh, Md. Arifur Rahman, Chief Executive YPSA and UNO of Banskhali

YPSA has been endeavoring to stay close to people who are affected by recent natural disasters in Chittagong division.  Following the continuance, YPSA has taken step to implement a project…

3rd National Conference on “Tobacco Control in Bangladesh” held

Md. Arifur Rahman, CE and Nasim Banu from YPSA receive a creast

3rd National Conference on “Tobacco Control in Bangladesh” organised by United Forum Against Tobacco UFAT with the support of Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids CTFK. Conference held at the National…

Awareness meetings on Stop Corporal Punishment and Sexual Harassment at Educational Institutions

YPSA-CLS organized Awareness Meeting on Stop Corporal Punishment and Sexual Harassment at Educational Institutions at Kutubdia

Increase community knowledge and awareness of the formal legal system, available legal services, and pathways for accessing remedies in cases of injustice is one of the key objectives of YPSA-Community…