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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’

World White Cane Safety Day 2016 observed

YPSA observed World White Cane Safety Day 16 at Sitakund

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

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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…

YPSA awarded Innovative Practice 2016 by the ZERO Project

Award receiving ceremony

YPSA was selected as one of Innovative Practices by the Zero Project’s selection committee of renowned disability and accessibility experts. Exemplary in the areas of innovation, impact, chances of long…

Training Workshop on digital content development and use of multimedia class for visual impaired teachers of Bangladesh

Training Workshop on digital content development and use of multimedia class for visual impaired teachers of Bangladesh.

Access to information (a2i) program and TQI-II project of Ministry of Education have jointly organized a Training Workshop on digital content development and use of multimedia class for visual impaired…

YPSA provides financial aid to the persons with disability

PWD receiving cash in Cox’sbazar

YPSA provides financial aid to the persons with disability affected by cyclone Komen and flash flood in Cox’sbazar which happened in the midst of 2015. At first YPSA conducted a…

Seminar on Status of Disability in Chittagong Division: Addressing SDGs: Way forward to Achieve the Targets

Additional Divisional Commissioner Shankar Ranjan Shaha addressing in the seminar.

Bangladesh has become a lower middle income country. We will elevate the status into middle income country soon and will become developed county within 2041 in keeping with vision 2041.…

Seminar on “Scope of Education for visually impaired people & facilitating access to published works.” held

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United International University (UIU), Dhaka along with Young Power in Social Action (YPSA), Bangladesh, Visual Impaired Peoples Society (BVIPS), Access Bangladesh Foundation (ABF), Disability Rights Fund (DRF), Federation of DPOs…

Student with Disabilities of Chittagong demanding the Ratification of Marrakesh Treaty

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Disabled Student Society of Chittagong University (DISSCU) arranged an orientation program on “DAISY Books and Marrakesh Treaty” in collaboration with Sitakund Federation of DPOs, University of Chittagong, YPSA and Disability…

Historical and impressive Moment!

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For  the first time in Bangladesh, YPSA with the collaboration of World Intellectual Properties Organization [WIPO], Accessible Book Consortium, Digital Accessible Information System [DAISY] Consortium and Australian Aid  distributed 4th…

YPSA become winner of the International Excellence Award 2015

Mr.Vashkar Bhattacharjee , Head of YPSA IRCD (ICT and Resource Centre on Disabilities ) and Mr. Md. Arifur Rahman , Chief Executive of YPSA has attended at the London Book Fair and received this International Excellence Award

YPSA became winner of the Accessible Books Consortium Award for Accessible Publishing Initiative at the International Excellence Award 2015 held in London Book Fair (LBF) , United Kingdom on 14th…

Program on Access to DAISY Books held at CU

Vashkar addressing the program

Disable Students Society of Chittagong University (DISSCU) with support from YPSA organized a program on Access to DAISY Books at University of Chittagong on April 4, 2015. About 50 visually…