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

Category: ‘Disability Rights’

YPSA received BEACON award on Innovating Service Delivery

Chief Executive of YPSA Md. Arifur Rahman receives the award crest

On 21 March 2017, Community Legal Services organized a colorful event on Celebrating Challenge and Change: Community Legal Services in Bangladesh. This event was chaired by Mr. Jerome Sayre, Team…

8th annual convention of disable people’s organizations held at Sitakund

Dr. Qazi Kholiquzzaman Ahmad, President of Palli Karma-Sahayak Foundation (PKSF) inaugurating the convention raising the national flag

8th annual convention of disable people’s organizations was held at the YPSA HRDC Sitakund Campus with the support of Palli Karma-Sahayak Foundation (PKSF) on 20 march 2017. About 700 representatives…

YPSA awarded for Innovative practice on inclusive finance at the Zero Project Conference 2017 in Austria

Award reception

The Zero Project Conference 2017 was held during 22-24 February at the United Nations Office/Vienna International Centre, Vienna, Austria. YPSA was selected as one of 56 innovative practices and policies…

Country of Innovators : Nearness of people breaking the custom

উদ্ভাবকের দেশে – প্রথা ভেঙ্গে মানুষের পাশে Country of Innovators : Nearness of people breaking the custom. A program by Bangladesh Television (BTV). Supported by Access to Information program, Prime…

YPSA and Handicap Int’l signed MOU to work together on Inclusive Finance

MoU signing

A Memorandum of Understanding was signed between YPSA and Handicap International Federation to working together under the project “ Disability-inclusive poverty graduation of extreme poor and poor Households in Bangladesh” funded…

Visually impaired students receiving training on skills development in use of Smartphone

Smartphone handover to a visually impaired student

YPSA has launched a training program for the visually impaired students aimed at skill development in use of Smartphone with screen reading apps.  The training workshop holding  at the YPSA’s…

YPSA and CU joint initiative to introduce first Inclusive Public University in Bangladesh

YPSA and CU joint initiative to introduce first Inclusive Public University in Bangladesh

A Progress Sharing Meeting was held with Vice-Chancellor of University of Chittagong Professor Dr. Iftekhar Uddin Chowdhury and Professor Dr. Mohammed Kamrul Huda, Registrar, University of Chittagong about the joint…

Vashkar awarded by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina handover the crest to Vashkar Bhattacharjee

Vashkar Bhattacharjee of YPSA has been awarded by honorable Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, as a successful person with disability for his outstanding contribution in disability and development, specially support to…

International Day of Persons with Disabilities 2016 observed at Sitakund

Rally on International Day of Persons with Disabilities 2016 at Sitakund

Sitakund Upazilla Administration and Federation DPOs of Sitakund jointly observed International Day of Persons with Disabilities 2016 at Sitakund on 03 December with the support of YPSA and PKSF Bangladesh. The International theme of…

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…

Empowering people with disabilities through inclusive finance

Physically challenged own a grocery shop in Sitakund

The percentage of person with disability in Sitakunda (a sub-district of Chittagong) is reported to be the highest in Bangladesh, at 17% compared to the national average of 10%. Livelihood conditions…

A short video documentary on Ensuring a sustainable livelihood for people with disabilities

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  A short documentary on Ensuring a sustainable livelihood for people with disabilities. Video Documentary of ongoing activities of the YPSA Inclusive Finance Program. This is the initiatives of YPSA…

Divisional meeting on “Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): Perspective Disability Rights”

Divisional meeting on “Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): Perspective Disability Rights"

Introducing quota system during admission for the students with disability in Chittagong City Corporation schools, establishing disability friendly Digital Academy, disability friendly budget from regional to national level and all…

Seminar on Global Accessibility Awareness Day 2016

Seminar on Global Accessibility Awareness Day 2016

It is not a problem that not being able to see with eyes if people with disability are given accessibility everywhere. If computer have screen reading software or smart phone…

Advocacy meeting on “Person with disability Friendly National Budget 2016-17″ held

Speech by VC of Chittagong University in advocacy meeting on “Disabled Friendly National Budget 2016-17" held

It should be treated as right, not welfare in regards to budget allocation for the people with disability.  The government should give special attention to the people with disabilities in…

YPSA wins the best stall award at the Digital Innovation Fair 2016

Cabinet Secretary Mohammad Shafiul Alam visits YPSA stall

Divisional Commissioner Office, Chittagong with the support of  Access to Information (a2i) program of Prime Minister Office organized a three-day “Digital Innovation Fair 2016” at the Gymnasium building of Chittagong…

World Health Day’16 observed in Sitakund

Rally

YPSA and Federation DPOs of Sitakund jointly observed World Health Day’16 at Sitakund on April 7, 2016 with the Support of Actionaid Bangladesh. This day was observed with special slogan “To…

YPSA observes World Autism Awareness Day 2016

YPSA observes World Autism Awareness Day 2016

YPSA organized rally and discussion meeting on World Autism Awareness Day 2016 at Sitakund with the support of PKSF on April 2, 2016. Babul Dev Nath, president of Federation of DPOs…

Digital Talking Books handover and Android phone distribution ceremony held at University of Chittagong

Visually impaired student of University of Chittagong receiving smart phone

YPSA’s ICT & Resource Center on Disability (IRCD) arranged Digital Talking Books handover and Android phone distribution ceremony at the University of Chittagong on March 6, 2016. Vice-Chancellor of the…

Bangladesh Experiences presented at ZERO Project Conference 2016

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Mr.Vashkar Bhattacharjee , Chief Facilitator of  Federation of DPOs Sitakund, Head of  YPSA ICT and Resource Centre on Disabilities IRCD ,Country Representative of GAATES and National Consultant ( Web Accessibility) at A2i…