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

Category: ‘Women rights’

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

Rally

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…

YPSA observed International Women’s Day 2015

Cultural program

YPSA observed International Women’s Day on 8 March 2015 in Chittagong.

Court yard meeting and Bazar meeting on “Community Legal Services for Access to Justice” held

Court yard meeting at Sandwip

BLAST-YPSA Consortium is implementing a project titled “Community Legal Services for Access to Justice” with the support of Community Legal Services (CLS), Maxwell Stamp PLC and UKAID. The consortium organized…

Jesmin Akter of YPSA honored as “Joyeeta Woman”

Jesmin Akter receiving crest

Ms. Jesmin AKter, Program Officer of YPSA’s Leadership Development Program has been honored as “Joyeeta Woman” for her 20 years outstanding contribution on social development and human rights, in an…

Sharing Meeting on”Safer Life of Girl Domestic Workers & Involvement of Chittagong of City Corporation” held

Meeting

“Govt. has taken steps for re-enrollment of the drop out students who have previously left school. So the girl domestic workers are not out of the plan.  As a counselor…

International Day of the Girl Child 2014 observed

Discussion meeting

With the theme “Empowering Adolescent Girls: Ending the Cycle of Violence” YPSA observed International Day of the Girl Child 2014  in recognition of the importance of investing in and empowering adolescent girls…

YPSA distributed sewing machines among the underprivileged rural women

Sewing machine distribution

YPSA distributed sewing machines to the fifteen underprivileged rural women who have been given a sewing training course at Banskhali aimed to make them self-reliant through income generating activities. Mostafizur…

Deputy Managing Director of PKSF visits YPSA

Meeting at YPSA Head Office

Deputy Managing Director Md. Fazlul Kader and Deputy General Manger Md. Abdul Matin of PKSF visited YPSA during 5-7 August, 2014. On the first day, they exchanged views with the…

Human chain and discussion for preventing child marriage and dowry system held at Sitakund

Human chain

Child Marriage and Dowry System is a common social problem in Bangladesh also in Sitakunda Upazilla, especially at fisherman villages. UNICEF report said 66 percent of girls get married before…

PKSF launches year-long silver jubilee celebration

Group photo

Palli Karma Sahayak Foundation (PKSF) on May 11, 2014 began a yearlong celebration to mark its 25th founding anniversary next year with a promise to diversify operations to lift millions…

International Women’s Day obesrved with a call to ensure women’s rights

YPSA rally

YPSA and Sitakunda Upazilla Administration jointly celebrated International Women’s Day 2014 with the theme “Equality for women is progress for all”  organizing various program including rally, discussion and fair  focusing…

YPSA greet new Country Director and sendoff to leaving Country Director of Shapla Neer

Group photo

YPSA warmly welcomed newly joined Country Director Mr. Michito UCHIMOTO and said farewell to leaving Country Director Ms. Yukiko Fujisaki of Shapla Neer, Bangladesh Office in the 3rd quarterly meeting…