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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)

News Category: Human Rights

Candle light vigil arranged by YPSA

On World Human Rights Day’ 2020, YPSA appealed for safety in all ship breaking yards

On the occasion of World Human Rights Day’2020, the sustainable organization, YPSA, has arranged a press conference appealing for safety in all the shipbreaking yards in Bangladesh and provided several…

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YPSA observed International Volunteer Day 2020

YPSA organized various events with the urban community volunteers of 19th Bakalia Ward of Chittagong City Corporation to mark the International Volunteer Day’ 2020. Under YPSA’s Prayash-II project, an awareness…

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27th founding anniversary of NIRAPAD SHARAK CHAI celebrated

YPSA and NIRAPAD SHARAK CHAI (We demand safe road) jointly organized corona virus awareness campaign, mask distribution and video show on 1 December at Kawkhali Upazila of Rangamati, on the…

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Cyclist on the beach near a ship breaking yard where the Rally ended.on

YPSA Safety First Cycle Rally

YPSA organized a cycle rally, on 27th November, 2020, on the safety awareness and personal protection in the ship breaking yards and in all sort of the society including all other…

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YPSA and SUNY Korea Launched a Research Project on Increasing the Mobility of PWD’s, Aged People and Disadvantages Group on Challenging Environment

YPSA (Young Power in Social Action) and SUNY Korea (The State University of New York Korea) launched a project on Redesigning Mobility Aid For Challenging Environments. The other partners of…

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Meeting with Campaign RED on menstrual hygiene and stigma

A discussion meeting between YPSA and Campaign RED was held at the YPSA Head-Office on 22 November 2020. Campaign Red is a voluntary organization working on menstrual hygiene and stigma…

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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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Save the Children Country Director visited YPSA EiE project Activities

Country Director of Save the Children visited YPSA in Ukhiya

Mr. Onno van Manen, the Country Director, Save the Children visited activities of YPSA-EiE Project in Rohingya Camp#18, Ukhiya, Cox’s Bazar in Bangladesh on 10th November 2020. He appreciated the strategies…

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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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Sharing meeting on “Covid 19: Elimination of Child Labour” held

“Child labor could increase due to the economic impact of Covid-19. So, new plans and guidelines are needed to be added to eliminate child labor”. This was  stated by the…

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Logos of YPSA and HelpAge

YPSA has obtained membership at the HelpAge Global Network

HelpAge Global Network is a diverse group of 158 like-minded organisations in over 80 countries, which supports millions of older people to live safe, dignified and healthy lives. The HelpAge…

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YPSA and Nirapad Sarak Chai demanded full enforcement of Road Transport Act 2018

Demanding full enforcement of traffic laws, Nirapad Sarak Chai (NiSCha) organized press conferences simultaneously all over Bangladesh on November 1, 2020. With the support of YPSA, Nischa arranged a press…

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Training of Protection Mainstreaming at Cox’s Bazar

Training on Protection Mainstreaming held at Cox’s Bazar

On 28 t0 29 October’ 2020, YPSA senior team participated in a daylong training of Protection Mainstreaming. This training was organized by International RESCUE Committee (IRC), Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. The…

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YPSA observed National Road Safety Day 2020

The National Road Safety Day is observed on 22th October across the country with the aim to ensure safety on roads.  In observance of the day, YPSA and Nirapad Sarak…

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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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Camp Majhi Orientation on Social Cohesion held at Rohingya Camp in Ukhiya

YPSA organized orientation on Social Cohesion for the Camp Majhi of forcefully displaced Myanmar nationals (Rohingya) on 13 October 2020 at Camp In-charge Office of Camp 11, Balukhali, Ukhiya, Cox’s…

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inaugural ceremony

Deputy Commissioner of Cox’s Bazar inaugurated YPSA’s Community Communication Skills Development for Social Awareness project

“Awareness, values and morality need to be strengthened to prevent social injustice and crimes” said Deputy Commissioner of Cox’s Bazar Md. Kamal Hossain in an inaugural ceremony of the project…

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Launching of Migration Support Center in Sandwip

YPSA Launched Migration Support Center in Sandwip, Chattogram

On 11 October’2020, YPSA launched safe migration support center in Sandwip, Chattogram. This migration center was inaugurated by Md. Sahahdat Hossain, Director, NGOAB, Prime Minister Office and Additional Secretary, Peoples…

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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 Arifur Rahman, CE, YPSA

YPSA organized human chain demanding speedy trial of all forms of violence against women and children

Demanding maximum punishment and speedy trial of all forms of violence against women and children, YPSA organized a human chain at the Chottagram Press Club premises on 7th October to…

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