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Young Power in Social Action (YPSA) is an organization for sustainable development and NGO in Special Consultative Status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council (UN ECOSOC)

Month: October 2016

YPSA Project closing and experience sharing meeting held

Project closeout meeting held

YPSA successfully accomplished a project “Engaging Private Sector to Increase Access and Use of Injectable, LARCs services” supported by EngenderHeath Bangladesh. The project closeout and experience sharing meeting with Ready…

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Cyclone ROANU affected families receiving ESK

Cyclone ROANU affected families receive Emergency Shelter Kits at Banskhali

YPSA has distributed Emergency Shelter Kits among 1050 Cyclone ROANU affected families at Khankanabad Union of Bashkhali, Chittagong with the support of Habitat for Humanity Bangladesh. Mr. John Armstrong, National…

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Dr. Ingrid Boas discussing various issues with sex workers at YPSA DIC

Dr. Ingrid Boas from Wageningen University, Netherland visits YPSA

Dr. Ingrid Boas from Wageningen University, Netherland has visited a Drop in Center (DIC) for the female sex workers which is located at Ibrahimpur, Dhaka, Bangladesh. She made this visit…

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“Community Engagement in Countering Violent Extremism in Cox’s Bazar District” project launches

Violent extremism is a global concern. Different forms of violent extremism increased around the world. Unlike the other countries, violence on the basis of religion, ethnicity, national origin etc. are boosted…

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Mr. Siraj Ullah Kutubi, Chairman of District Legal Aid Committe, Chittagong chaired the sharing meeting.

Sharing meeting with Chittagong District Legal Aid Committee held

YPSA-Community Legal Services for Access to Justice Project is working for building the capacity of justice service providers and ensuring the fair and equitable legal services for poor and marginalized…

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World White Cane Safety Day 2016 observed

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…

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Rally on Global Hand Washing Day arranged by YPSA

YPSA observes Global Hand Washing Day 16

The theme for the 2016 Global Hand washing Day is “Make Hand washing a Habit!” The theme emphasizes the importance of hand washing with soap and clean water which drastically reduce outbreak of disease….

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

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

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,…

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Budget cover page

Chittagong City Corporation allocated 20 million taka for smoke free program

Mr. A. Z. M Nasir, Mayor of Chittagong City Corporation declared budget of City Corporation for the fiscal year of 2016-2017 on 9 October . For the implementation of the smoke free…

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Project inception meeting held with Upazila administration of Kutubdia, Cox’sbazar

Project inception meeting with Upazila administration of Kutubdia held

A project inception meeting on “Relief Support for Cyclone Affected Population in Need in South-East Bangladesh” was held at the conference room of Kutubdia Upazila, Cox’sbazar on 3 October 2016 which organized…

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students putting their signature

YPSA-CLS carries out signature campaign against sexual harassment in educational institution

Eleven hundred students put their signatures to protest sexual assault in educational institutions through a signature campaign organized by YPSA-Community Legal Services for Access to Justice Project (CLS).  The campaign…

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The construction work was launched by Ms. Farah Kabir, Country Director of Actionaid Bangladesh, Md. Arifur Rahman, Chief Executive YPSA and UNO of Banskhali

YPSA to build 50 semi-brick houses for people affected by cyclone “ROANU”

YPSA has been endeavoring to stay close to people who are affected by recent natural disasters in Chittagong division.  Following the continuance, YPSA has taken step to implement a project…

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Md. Arifur Rahman, CE and Nasim Banu from YPSA receive a creast

3rd National Conference on “Tobacco Control in Bangladesh” held

3rd National Conference on “Tobacco Control in Bangladesh” organised by United Forum Against Tobacco UFAT with the support of Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids CTFK. Conference held at the National…

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YPSA-CLS organized Awareness Meeting on Stop Corporal Punishment and Sexual Harassment at Educational Institutions at Kutubdia

Awareness meetings on Stop Corporal Punishment and Sexual Harassment at Educational Institutions

Increase community knowledge and awareness of the formal legal system, available legal services, and pathways for accessing remedies in cases of injustice is one of the key objectives of YPSA-Community…

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