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Category: ‘Disability Rights’

Visually impaired students received Smart Phones preloaded with relevant software

Group photo visually impaired students

YPSA distributed Android Smart Phones among visually impaired Students of different schools, colleges, and universities on 16th November 2019 at YPSA head office in Chittagong. YPSA believes that these devices will increase […]

German ambassador visited YPSA and inaugurated its ICT and resource Center for Persons with Disabilities

Visually impaired student demonstrates Computer use

His Excellency, Peter Fahrenholtz, German ambassador to Bangladesh visited YPSA on November 9, 2019.  He inaugurated the newly renovated “YPSA ICT and resource Center for Persons with Disabilities (IRCD)” which is supported […]

আমরাও পারি – অন্ধ তবুও প্রতিষ্ঠিত উদ্ভাবক

  Feature report by mytv আমরাও পারি (EP 112). “অন্ধ তবুও প্রতিষ্ঠিত উদ্ভাবক”  

World White Cane Safety Day 2019 observed at Sitakund

Assistive device distribution by YPSA

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 […]

Workshop on Addressing Challenges and Making Meaningful Interventions in Financial Inclusion

Presentation at the program

a2i program under ICT Division of Government of Bangladesh, UNCDF and MSC jointly organized a workshop on “Addressing Challenges and Making Meaningful Interventions in Financial Inclusion”  the at BRAC Centre […]

Disability Help Desk will be set up at each police station : Additional Superintendent of Cox’s Bazar Police

Speech by Additional superintendent of Cox's Bazar Police

“People with disabilities are not a burden on society. If they get some supports, they will move forward. Disability Help Desk will be set up at each police station” said […]

Inception Workshop of WISH2ACTION project held at Sitakund

signing on a memorial board of WISH2ACTION Project

YPSA organized an Inception Workshop for the WISH2ACTION project with the support of Handicap International, at the Upazila Parishad Auditorium, Sitakund, Chattogram on 16 September. Upazila Nirbabahi Officer (UNO) of […]

Partnership agreement between YPSA and ADD International Bangladesh

Signing ceremony

ADD International Bangladesh and Young Power in Social Acton (YPSA) has signed a partnership agreement under Inclusion Works Project funded by UKAid. YPSA will be implementing activities under this project […]

Workshop on Cluster Management Committee Formation held in Sitakund

Workshop on Cluster Management Committee Formation

Workshop on Cluster Management Committee Formation was held on 29 August 2019 at Freedom Fighter AKM Mafizur Rahman Auditorium of YPSA HRDC at Sitakunda Upazila under Chattogram District. The workshop […]

Women with disabilities are getting market driven ICT training at YPSA-IRCD

women with disabilities are getting market driven ICT training at YPSA-IRCD

20 women with disabilities are getting market driven ICT training at YPSA-IRCD since March 2019 under the project, Empowering women with disabilities through market driven ICT training and accessible information […]

Workshop on SRHR for women with disabilities held

A workshop on content selection with identification of problems on Sexual and Reproductive health Rights (SRHR) under the project “Empowering women with disabilities through market driven ICT training and accessible […]

Australian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Julia Niblett visits YPSA

Australian High Commissioner visits YPSA

Australian High Commissioner to Bangladesh, Her Excellency H.E. Julia Niblett visited YPSA’s ICT & Resource Center on Disability (IRCD) in Chattogram on 21 January. Ms. Jane Hardy, Second Secretary and Mr. Nahil […]

University of Chittagong inaugurated the first Accessible E-learning Center in Bangladesh

Vashkar receiving a plaque from vice-chancellor

Professor Dr. Iftekhar Uddin Chowdhury, Vice-Chancellor of University of Chittagong, has inaugurated a modern technology-rich “Accessible E-learning Center” for the 150 visually impaired students studying at the University of Chittagong. […]

ইউনেসকোর পুরস্কার পেলেন ইপসা’র ভাস্কর ভট্টাচার্য

  উনেসকোর “আমির জাবের আল আহম্মাদ আল জাবের আল সাবাহ” পুরস্কারে ভূষিত হলেন বাংলাদেশের ভাস্কর ভট্টাচার্য। গত ৩ ডিসেম্বর ফ্রান্সের প্যারিসে ইউনেসকো সদর দপ্তরে ‘ডিজিটাল এমপাওয়ারমেন্ট অব পারসনস উইথ ডিজঅ্যাবিলিটিস’ […]

Disability rights advocate Vashkar Bhattacharjee of YPSA from Bangladesh gets UNESCO award

Vashkar of YPSA from Bangladesh receiving UNESCO award

Disability rights advocate Mr. Vashkar Bhattacharjee of YPSA Bangladesh has been awarded UNESCO/Emir Al Ahmad al Jaber Prize for Digital Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities 2018 at UNESCO, Paris, France […]

YPSA celebrates International Day of Persons with Disabilities 2018

YPSA has celebrated 27th International and 20th National Day of Persons with Disabilities at different places at Chittagong and Cox’s Bazar district. Colorful rally and discussion meeting were arranged to mark the […]

World White Cane Safety Day 2018 observed at Sitakund

Flute playing by a visually impaired person in the occasion

YPSA and Federation of DPOs Sitakund organized rally and discussion meeting on “World White Cane Safety Day 18” at YPSA Human Resources Development Centre Sitakund on 15 October 2018 with […]

Refugee Relief and Rehabilitation Commissioner visits YPSA’s Rohingya Humanitarian Response Program

Dignity Kits Distribution to a Rohingya elderly woman

“The honorable Prime Minister of Bangladesh has earned a reputation as a symbol of world humanity by temporarily providing asylum to the hundreds of thousands of displaced Myanmar nationals who […]

Innovation Policy Specialist of UNDP focused YPSA’s innovation

Accessible reading materials bring education within the grasp of students who are visually impaired. Photo: A2i

The UK Government co-hosted the first ever Global Disability Summit with the International Disability Alliance and the Government of Kenya in London on 24 July, 2018. Innovation Policy Specialist of UNDP Mr. […]

Talking Smartphone distribution and orientation to visually challenged students

Mansur Ahmed Chaudhary handovers smartphone to a visually challenged woman student

Visually Impaired People’s Society (VIPS) in association with YPSA has distributed Talking Smartphone among visually impaired students. An Orientation on the use of talking smartphone and phone distribution program was […]