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

Category: ‘Women rights’

YPSA celebrates International Day of Peace 2018


YPSA, with the support of ActionAid Bangladesh, has been implementing “Action for Impact” project which aims ensuring women’s rights, child rights, preventing domestic violence, child marriage improving   youth skills as […]

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 […]

Inauguration of ‘Women Support Center’ in Cox’s Bazar

Inauguration of 'Women Support Center' in Cox's Bazar

In order to provide legal support to women, ‘Women Support Center’ has been inaugurated at the District and Sessions Judge Court premises in Cox’s Bazar. District and Sessions Judge Mir […]

Project induction to support victims of gender-based violence in Cox’s bazar

Project induction to support victims of gender-based violence in Cox's bazar

To provide proper support to the women and girl victims who faced gender-based violence in Cox’s Bazar, YPSA has come up with a new project  ASTHA: Strengthening Access to Multi-sectoral […]

The time is now for women: they are now driving force of development

Shamsunnahar Chowdhury Lopa, member of the general council of YPSA handover the prize to a girl

“The time is now for women: they are now driving force of development – urban and rural living condition being changed” focusing the topic, YPSA’s Development Resource Center (DRC) with […]

Dignity kits distributed to displaced women who fled violence in Myanmar

Dignity kits distributed to displaced women from Myanmar

YPSA and ActionaAid Bangladesh have come together with humanitarian response for forcefully displaced Myanmar citizen in Cox’s Bazar. Most of these displaced citizens are women. During the crackdown by the […]

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 […]

Ensure maternal and child health care access in hard-to-rich areas – Chairman of Khagrachari District Council

district level inception workshop on ‘Strengthening Health Outcomes for Women and Children’ (SHOW) Project’

Raising more awareness on maternal and child health care access among the people in hard-to-rich areas, maternal and infant mortality can be reduced significantly. Beside this health care service, education […]

Inception Meeting of SHOW project held in Panchari upazila

Speech by chief guest

YPSA organized Inception meeting of ‘Strengthening Health Outcomes for Women and Children (SHOW) Project’ in Panchari Upazila of  Khagrachari district on March 22, 2017 at upazila parishad conference hall. This […]

YPSA observes International Women’s Day 17

Human chain on International Women's day 2017

YPSA observed the International Women’s Day and committed to support women and girls from grassroots level to achieve their ambitions, facilitate them to cope with challenges, conscious and unconscious bias. […]

Secretary of Ministry of Women & Child Affairs visits YPSA

Group photo

Nasima Begum, Secretary, Ministry of Women & Children Affairs has visited YPSA’s anti-trafficking project Ashshash: for men and women who have escaped trafficking, on 12th December, 2016 at Chittagong. Firstly […]

YPSA distributes sewing machines to 32 women micro-entrepreneurs at Sitakund

YPSA has distributed sewing machines to 32 women micro-entrepreneurs at Sitakunda

Women face aggression, domestic violence and gender discrimination in Bangladesh including south Asia only for being woman or they were born with a gender identity as female. Poor or rich, […]

UNICEF visits YPSA SHOVA Project

UNICEF visits YPSA SHOVA Project

Mr. Dr. M Ziya Uddin, HIV/AIDS Specialist & Ms. Smirti Biswas, United Nations Volunteer of UNICEF visited the YPSA’s ”Strengthening  Health and other Opportunities for Vulnerable Adolescent” (SHOVA) project at Dhaka […]

Human chain to end violence against woman

Human chain at Rangunia

To raise the voice for the elimination of violence against women, YPSA-CLS Coalition, Rangunia formed a human chain in front of Uttar Rangunia High School on April 6, 2016. Besides the […]

YPSA observed International Women’s Day 2016

Rally at Moheshkhali

BLAST-YPSA Consortium organized human chain, rally and discussion meeting at different sub-districts under Chittagong division including Ramu, Rangunia, Moheshkhali, Sandwip, Kutubdia and Fatikchari on March 8 to mark the International […]

Training on Reproductive Health of Women with Disability held at Chittagong

Speech by chief guest

Women with Disabilities Development Foundation (WDDF) organized “Training on Reproductive Health of Women with Disability” on 22 December 2015 at Pitstop, Chittagong with the support of Global Fund for Women […]

YPSA – KRIS Energy Health Care Campaign held at Debidwar, Comilla

Beneficiaries (female parent and children) waiting for service

YPSA jointly with KRIS Energy organized a Healthcare Campaign on Maternal, New born and Child Health at Gopalnagar West Govt. Primary School,Dedidwar, Comilla on 17 November 2015 under the CSR […]

National Legal Aid Day 2015 observed


YPSA observed National Legal Aid Day-2015 at different sub-districts of Chittagong and Cox’sbazar. The theme of this year is “Door open for getting legal aid from the government.”  In Rangunia, […]

YPSA distributes sewing machines to the women entrepreneurs

A woman is receiving sewing machine.

YPSA has distributed sewing machines to the  women entrepreneurs, who are economically or socially disadvantaged, at Banshkhali, Chittagong. Fourteen women received sewing machines in this batch who successfully completed their […]

Community Legal Service (CLS) center launched at Sandwip

Launching ceremony

In order to provide legal aid to women, men and children living in poverty or facing disadvantage or discrimination, YPSA has launched Community Legal Service (CLS) center at the Nazirhat […]