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News Category: Disability Rights

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Virtual Talk to Promote Disability Inclusive Entrepreneurship for COVID 19 Affected Women with Disabilities Held

With an aim to promote disability-inclusive entrepreneurship and find a way out to increase the social dignity of COVID-19 affected women with disabilities in order to give them a solid…

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YPSA has been shortlisted for ZERO Project Award 2022

The Zero Project is a worldwide cross-sectoral network of innovators, decision-makers and opinion leaders aims to research and share Innovative Practice and Policies worldwide for a world with zero barriers….

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Virtual advocacy meeting to promote disability inclusive gender policy and entrepreneurship

With an aim to Increase the social dignity of COVID-19 affected women with disabilities living in Chattogram, by giving them a solid chance to prove their potential and worth in…

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The D-30 Impact List, 2021 Honoree, Vashkar Bhattacharjee, he/him/his, Bangladesh.

YPSA’s Vashkar Bhattacharjee selected as the 1st Bangladeshi honoree for the D-30 Disability Impact List 2021

Vashkar Bhattacharjee, Program Manager at YPSA and Head of the YPSA-ICT & Resource Center on Disabilities (IRCD), has been selected as a 2021 D-30 Disability Impact List honoree, on the…

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YPSA Launched Entrepreneurship Training for COVID-19 Affected Women with Disabilities

A five-day entrepreneurship training workshop for women with disabilities on EDBM (Entrepreneurship Development and Business Management) was launched by YPSA on 20th June 2021 at Bir Muktijoddha AKM Mafizur Rahman…

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YPSA has become the Champion of the WSIS Prize 2021

YPSA becomes the Champion of the WSIS Prize 2021

This year YPSA’s “Empowering women with disabilities through market-driven ICT training and accessible information on SRHR” initiative has become the Champion of the WSIS Prize under the category “Access to information and…

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Speech by Mostafa Kamal Jatra

YPSA launched “Gateway to SRHR” web platform

The inauguration ceremony of the “Gateway to SRHR” website commenced with the applause of a group of persons with disabilities, disability and women rights activists, and think tanks at the…

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Inaugural cremony of Job fair

Job fair for persons with disabilities was held in Chattogram

A day-long job fair for persons with disabilities was held at the World Trade Center, Chattogram on 22 March 2021, organized by YPSA Inclusion Works Project and supported by ADD…

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Refresher Training on Disability Inclusive FP/SRHR for Health and Family Planning Service Providers

Refresher Training on Disability Inclusive FP/SRHR for Health and Family Planning Service Providers (SACMO, FWV, FWA and FPI) held under the project “Women’s Integrated Sexual Health (WISH2ACTION)” which is being…

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Refresher Training on Disability Inclusive FP/SRHR for Cluster Management Community held at Sitakund

Women’s Integrated Sexual Health (WISH2ACTION) Project organized a two-day training session on Refresher Training on Disability Inclusive FP/SRHR for Cluster Management Community Members from 22 -23, February 2021 at Sitakunda,…

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Advocacy Meeting on Promoting Disability-Inclusive Accessible SRHR and Gender Policy Held

“Human being is the superior amongst all the life forms on earth, and have the most complicated and delicate reproductive mechanism. In order to procreate or lead a healthy life,…

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YPSA Inclusion Works meeting

Meeting with the local administration on skills and transportation facilities for the people with disabilities

YPSA arranged a meeting with the local administration on enhancing the skills of the Person With Disabilities and transportation facilities for them. The meeting was held at Sitakund on Monday…

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training session on Capacity Building on Disability Rights and Protection act

Training on Disability Rights and Protection act 2013, UNCRPD and SDGs held at Chattogram

YPSA’s Inclusion Works Project organized a two-day training session on Capacity Building on Disability Rights and Protection act 2013, UNCRPD and SDGs from 18 -19 November 2020 at Bangladesh Shishu Academy…

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Capacity Building training on Disability Rights and Protection act 2013, UNCRPD and SDGs”

25 Person with disabilities attended a 2-day training session on Capacity Building on Disability Rights and Protection act 2013, UNCRPD and SDGs organized by YPSA’s Inclusion Works Project supported by ADD…

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Wheel chair distribution

YPSA celebrates International White Cane and Safety Day 2020

YPSA, Sitakund Protibondi Unnayan Shangstha & Federation of DPO Barayadhala Jointly observed the International White Cane and Safety Day on 15 Oct, 2020 with the support of Sitakund Upazilla Administration,…

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women receive Old Age Allowance

YPSA’s work for the people of Sandwip is praiseworthy – NGO Affairs Bureau Director

“Towards achieving SDGs, along with the government, YPSA also deserves praise for their development activities in different Upazilas of Chattogram division including Sandwip.” Said Director (Reg. & Audit) of NGO…

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Speech by Md. Rashedul Islam, Assistant Commissioner- Land, Sitakund

DPO Quarterly Coordination Meeting held at Sitakund

YPSA Inclusion Works Project has organized quarterly coordination meeting of Disabled People’s Organization (DPO) on 14 September, 2020 at HRDC, YPSA Sitakund. Md. Rashedul Islam, Assistant Commissioner- Land, Sitakund UNO…

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Soft-Skill training workshop held for Job-seekers including persons with disability

YPSA’s Inclusion Works Project has organized a soft-skill training workshop for potential Job-seekers including persons with disability (PWDs) who have recently submitted their applications to Unilever Distribution Field Force program…

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Food distribution

Inauguration of food and hygiene kit distribution as YPSA’s Youth led Covid 19 Response

YPSA Activista Chittagong LRP-48 project supported by ActionAid Bangladesh started first phase of emergency food support and hygiene kit distribution among 248 families including 523 ultra-poor, persons with disability, excluded…

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Vashkar receiving the award.

YPSA wins the Zero Project Award 2020

YPSA has been awarded the Zero Project Award 2020 with “Capacity Building Activities for the Production of Books in Accessible Formats”.  9th Zero Project Conference which took place from 19th…

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