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Category: ‘Disability Rights’

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 […]

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 […]

Workshop on “Protection of Beneficiaries from Sexual Exploitation and Abuse and Child Protection policy”

Workshop on “Protection of Beneficiaries from Sexual Exploitation and Abuse and Child Protection policy”

YPSA organized a workshop on the Protection of Beneficiaries  from Sexual Exploitation and Abuse and Child Protection policy” at YPSA HRDC- Chittagong  on 27 February 2018 with the support of […]

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 […]