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

Category: ‘Human trafficking’

Business Maintenance support to men and women who have escaped trafficking

Support for Business Maintenance of Ashshash Beneficiaries (for men and women who have escaped trafficking)

YPSA is implementing a pilot project on human trafficking named ASHSHASH (for men and women who have escaped trafficking) at Chittagong and Cox’s Bazar district. The project is funded by Swiss Development Corporation…

District Level Service Providers Mapping Workshop on Referral Services for the Survivors held at Chittagong

YPSA-BCTIP workshop at Chittagong Press Club

YPSA organized a District Level Service Providers Mapping Workshop on Referral Services for the Survivors under YPSA-BCTIP Program (Bangladesh Counter Trafficking-in-Persons) supported by USAID and WINROCK International. The workshop was…

Photo Story Exhibition on human trafficking survivors held in Chittagong

Photo exhibition at Chittagong Railway Station

A daylong Photo Story Exhibition on human trafficking survivors “Betrayed” was held on 12 May 2016 at the Chittagong Railway Station. YPSA has organized this exhibition program to aware mass…

Photo story exhibition “Betrayed” featured at DU

Photo of a woman who is a trafficking survivor

An impressive photo story exhibition entitled Betrayed, photography by Canada based Photographer Tony Hoare, showcasing stories of harrowing escapes after being sold into prostitution, was held in front of the Arts Building, University…

YPSA’s CE visits Bangladesh Counter Trafficking-in-Persons (BCTIP) Program at Cox’sbazar

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YPSA’s Chief Executive Md. Arifur Rahman has visited Bangladesh Counter Trafficking-in-Persons (BCTIP) Program field level activities and met with the Survivors Voice- ANIRBAN leaders at Cox’sbazar on 14 January 2016.…

U.S. Ambassador Marcia S. Bernicat visits YPSA at Cox’sbazar

U.S. Ambassador Marcia S. Bernicat visits YPSA at Cox’sbazar

U.S. Ambassador to Bangladesh Ms. Marcia Stephens Bloom Bernicat visited YPSA on 21 December 2015 in Cox’sbazar. She has visited YPSA’s Shelter Home for the trafficking survivors “Shanta Niloy” in Cox’sbazar and…

Candle light vigil in memory of the victims who died and missing during illegal migration

candle light vigil

YPSA and Survivor Voice “Onirban” organized a candle light vigil in memory of the victims who died and missing during illegal migration from Bangladesh.  They light candles at the sea…

Stakeholder Coordination Meeting held at Cox’sbazar

Meeting

YPSA-BC/TIP Program organized a Stakeholder Coordination Meeting at Cox’sbazar on 17 November 2015. Different stakeholders from Government and Non-Government sectors were present in the meeting. Project deputy director of Govt.…

71 TV Report on Human Trafficking in Bangladesh

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71 TV Report on Human Trafficking in Bangladesh. YPSA’s program manager has given interview on the issue. Language: Bengali.

Chanel 24 TV Report on Human Trafficking and Smuggling from Bangladesh

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Report on Human Trafficking and Smuggling from Bangladesh on Chanel 24 Television Language: Bengali

USAID representatives visit YPSA

Sharing meeting

USAID representatives have visited YPSA on 8 November 2015. The USAID team includes Ms. Rumana Amin, Ms. Emelda S Mullick and Ms. Muntaka Jabeen. They attend a sharing meeting at…

IOM organizes counseling and Cheque distribution for the returnee victims of human smuggling and trafficking

Cheque distribution

International Organization for Migration (IOM) has organized a counseling session and Cheque distribution ceremony for the returnee victims of human smuggling and trafficking who were rescued recently from the different…

US Congress, US Embassy, USAID delegates and Winrock International team visits YPSA

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US Congress, US Embassy, USAID delegates and Winrock International team has visited YPSA-BC/TIP Program activities and YPSA’s Shelter Home for trafficking survivors at Cox’sbazar on 31 August 2015. Ms. Amber…

Life skill training workshop for the trafficking survivors held at Cox’sbazar

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YPSA organized a three-day Life Skill Training for the male trafficking survivors at Cox’sbazar Youth Training Centre from 19 -21 January 2015.  A total of 23 trafficking survivors from different…

YPSA receives Certificate of Appreciation from USAID and Winrock International

Md. Arifur Rahman receives Certificate of Appreciation from Ms. Sara Stephens of Winrock International

YPSA receives certificate of appreciation from USAID and Winrock International to successfully finish Survivors Care & Support (SS) activities as a partner of Actions for Combating Trafficking in Persons (ACT)…

Collaborative counter-trafficking awareness needs to combat human trafficking

roundtable meeting

“Human trafficking is serious crime against humanity. Several trafficking agents are transporting Bangladeshi people to Malaysia, with false promises of work, through the Cox’sbazar sea route. Most of the victims…

YPSA official selected to join International Visitors Leadership Program in USA

Md. Sirajuddin Belal in a stakeholder meeting

Md. Siraj Uddin Belal, Program Manager of YPSA has been selected for International Visitors Leadership Program (IVLP) on Combating Trafficking in Persons by US Department of State. This program will…

Human rights training workshop held at cox’sbazar

Workshop session

YPSA organized a two-day human rights training workshop at Shanta Niloy(A Shelter Home for the trafficking survivors), Cox’sbazar from 26-27 December, 2013. A total of 16 enrolled trafficking survivors from…

International Migrants Day 2013 observed

Successful migrant receiving crest from DC of Cox'sbazar

YPSA, Survivor Voice “ ANIRBAN, Cox’sbazar District Administration, Cox’sbazar District Employment & Manpower Office Jointly organized discussion meeting, information fair & documentary film show at Cox’sbazar on 18 December to…

YPSA observed Human Rights Day 2013

YPSA formed human chain at the district Shahid Minar premises, Cox'sbazar

Survivor Voice ANIRBAN with support from YPSA organized human chain, signature campaign and quiz competition on human rights, human trafficking and safe migration in Cox’sbazar to mark the Human Rights…