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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)

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

YPSA receives Certificate of Appreciation from USAID and 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)…

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YPSA wins ISIF Asia award 2014

YPSA wins The Information Society Innovation Fund (ISIF Asia) Award

YPSA won The Information Society Innovation Fund (ISIF Asia) Award under the category “Innovation on learning and localization”. The Awards Ceremony took place during the Internet Governance Forum in Istanbul,…

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Sewing machine distribution

YPSA distributed sewing machines among the underprivileged rural women

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…

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Meeting at YPSA Head Office

Deputy Managing Director of PKSF visits YPSA

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…

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Rally on World Population Day 2014 in Chittagong, Bangladesh

YPSA observed World Population Day 2014

YPSA jointly with Department of Family Planning organized colorful rally and discussion meeting on 11 July to mark the World Population Day 2014 under the theme “Investing in young people”. Begum…

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roundtable meeting

Collaborative counter-trafficking awareness needs to combat human trafficking

“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…

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Human chain

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

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…

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PKSF launches year-long silver jubilee celebration

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…

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Minister of Primary and Mass Education Bangladesh visiting YPSA stall at the education fair

Teacher’s Conference 2014 held in Cox’sbazar

YPSA took part in a three-day Teacher’s Conference 2014 hosted by Access to Information (a2i) Programme, under the Prime Minister’s Office in partnership with the British Council at Cox’sbazar cultural…

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Meeting on Equal Right Equal Opportunity: Education and Disability held to promote Global Action Week

Promoting Global Action Week 2014, YPSA organized discussion meeting on Equal Right Equal Opportunity: Education and Disability at YPSA HRDC Sictakund Campus with the support of ActionAid Bangladesh. Global Action Week is…

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Discussion meeting

World Press Freedom Day observed

YPSA and Community Radio Sagor Giri FM 99.2 organized rally and discussion meeting in Sitakund on May 3 to mark the “World Press Freedom Day 2014.

Md. Sirajuddin Belal in a stakeholder meeting

YPSA official selected to join International Visitors Leadership Program in USA

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…

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YPSA join the campaign “Walking for Chittagong”

Several hundred residents of Chittagong city walked major thoroughfares, campaigning for building a habitable port city on the way. The walkers started off from Bahaddarhat Flyover around 8:00am and reached…

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Unfriendly tax methods slow down collection: survey unveiled by SUPRO

Most people at grassroots level find the tax payment system unfriendly and feel discouraged to pay taxes due to complexities, according to a survey unveiled by SUPRO.  Sushanoner Jonnno Procharavizan (SUPRO) has…

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YPSA rally

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

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…

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Discussion meeting on Right to Food held at Sitakund

YPSA organized a discussion meeting on Right to Food at YPSA HRDC Campus, Sitakund on 16 February 2014. Speakers stress different hazards to food safety. General awareness about food safety…

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Mr Arifur Rahman, Chief Executive of YPSA attended BBC Bangladesh Sanglap as Panelist

BBC Bangladesh Sanglap, Dhaka, 08-Feb-2014, Series III – Ep 59 Panelists : Mr Saifuzzaman Chowdhury MP – State Minister for Land; Former president of Chittagong Chamber of Commerce and Industry…

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

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…

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A woman from fisherman community receiving blanket

300 blankets distributed among the fishermen, persons with disability and indigenous people

YPSA with the support of Social Islami Bank Limited (SIBL) distributed 300 warm blankets among the fishermen, persons with disability and indigenous people at Sitakund on 16 January 2014. Mohammad Shahin Imran,…

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Md. Arifur Rahman, Chief Executive of YPSA received blankets from Major (Retd.) Dr. Md.Rezaul Haque, Chairman of SIBL

SIBL with winter-affected poor people living in hill and coastal area

Social Islami Bank Limited (SIBL) handover warm blankets to YPSA for distributing among the winter affected poor Tripuri people (indigenous tribe) living in the hill of SItakund. Md. Arifur Rahman, Chief…

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