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Category: ‘Disability Rights’

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 […]

Smart phone distribution among visually impaired women students

YPSA distributed Smart phone among visually impaired women students

YPSA, an organization for sustainable development, has distributed smart phones among 40 visually impaired women students from different educational institutions of Dhaka. YPSA has already provided smart phones among 200 visually […]

Prime Minister launched Accessible Dictionary for visually impaired

Honorable Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina launching Accessible Dictionary

On 1st February, at this year’s Amar Ekushey Book Fair, the Honorable Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurated countries first online-based platform for visually impaired persons ‘Accessible Dictionary’ which was developed […]

Chief Executive of YPSA join DBC News live program on International Day of Persons with Disabilities

  Is the “International Day of Persons with Disabilities” only limited to celebration? How much responsible the government is and how much responsible all the citizens are for improving the […]

YPSA official attended twelfth annual meeting of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) in Geneva

YPSA official attended twelfth annual meeting of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF)

YPSA official Mr. Vashkar Bhattacharjee attended the twelfth annual meeting of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF), representing his organizations www.gaates.org / www.ypsa.org / www.a2i.pmo.gov.bd , and also as one of […]

As a first Bangladeshi Vashkar Bhattachearjee received 2017 Henry Viscardi Achievement Award in New York

Vashkar is receiving award.

The Viscardi Center announced nine recipients of the 2017 Henry Viscardi Achievement Awards at a special ceremony held on December 4 at the Mutual of America building in New York […]

International and National Day of Persons with Disabilities observed at Sitakund

discussion meeting 3

Sitakund Upazilla Administration and Federation DPOs of Sitakund jointly observed International Day of Persons with Disabilities 2017 at Sitakund on 03 December with the support of YPSA and PKSF Bangladesh. The International theme of […]

Training on “Homestead vegetable gardening” for the people with disabilities

Group photo. Training organized by YPSA

25 people with disabilities attended a 3-day training session on Homestead vegetable gardening organized by YPSA’s Inclusive Finance Program supported by PKSF. The training session was held at YPSA HRDC […]

World White Cane Safety Day 2017 observed at Sitakund

Rally on World White Cane Safety Day 2017 at Sitakund organized 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 […]

An appeal to support Rohingya people with disabilities

Rohingya people with disabilities are in a vulnerable situation. It’s an international mandate by the United Nations Convention of Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD) to ensure rights of Rohingya […]

YPSA’s senior management team visits Rohingya refugee camps

YPSA team talks to the Rohingya children

YPSA’s senior management team led by Md. Arifur Rahman, chief executive of YPSA visited Rohingya refugee camps on 16 September, 2017 at Kutumpalong, Balukhali, Panbazar, Unchiprang under Cox’sbazar district. Rohingya […]

Seminar on “Promotion of Disability Inclusion at the Workplace” held at Chittagong Chamber Of Commerce & Industry

speech by Chief Executive of YPSA Md. Arifur Rahman

“The constitution of Bangladesh guarantees equal rights of all citizens. People with disability are talented like normal people. People with disability in different company or organizations demonstrate competence, security, loyalty […]

Zero Conference 2017 awardee – Bangladesh – Initiating microfinancing and micro enterprises

On behalf of Bangladesh, YPSA has been awarded for Innovative practice on inclusive finance at the Zero Project Conference 2017 in Austria. The Zero Project focuses on the rights of […]

Bangladesh wins international accolades for DAISY Standard Accessible Reading Materials

Vashkar Bhattacharjee of YPSA and Kabir Bin Anwar of a2i receiving trophy from ITU’s Secretary General Mr. Haolin Zhao.

Bangladesh has won the world’s most prestigious IT award called the “World Summit on Information Society (WSIS) Prize-2017”. On 13 June 2017, in a grand ceremony at the headquarters of […]

Budget allocation for the people with disabilities treated as conventional kindness

sharing meeting on “Post-budget reactions: National budget 2017-2017 and status of people with disability”

YPSA, Sitakund Federation of DPOs, Access Bangladesh and Bangladesh DRF Grantee Coordination Committee jointly organized a sharing meeting on “Post-budget reactions: National budget 2017-2018 and status of people with disability”. […]

Shearing meeting on disabled-friendly budget for Sitakund Municipality

Shearing meeting on disabled-friendly budget with Sitakund Municipality

YPSA and Federation of DPOs Sitakund organised a shearing meeting with the Sitakund Municipality on Disabled-friendly budget for the 2017-18 fiscal year of Sitakund Municipality. The meeting was held at […]

YPSA honored with International Excellence Award at The London Book Fair

  On behalf of Bangladesh, YPSA earns International Excellence Award for the first time at the world largest book fair in London “The London Book Fair”. Watch this feature report […]

Disabled-friendly city corporation budget demanded

Workshop on “Disabled-friendly budget allocation for the City Corporation” held at the conference room of YPSA-HRDC Chittagong

YPSA arranged a workshop on “Disabled-friendly budget allocation for the City Corporation” on 20 May at the conference room of YPSA-HRDC Chittagong with the support of Access Bangladesh Foundation and […]

YPSA’s innovative project rewarded as 2017 UN WSIS prizes champion

Logo : WISIS PRIZES 2017 CHAMPION

International Telecommunication Union (ITU) announced 90 Champions around the world for the prestigious WSIS Prizes 2017 contest. DAISY-standard Accessible Reading Materials for Students with Visual and Print Disabilities project by […]

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 […]