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News Category: Women Rights

Secretary of the Ministry of Chittagong Hill Tracts Affairs of Mosammat Hamida Begum distributes Dignity Kits

Secretary of the Ministry of Chittagong Hill Tracts Affairs inaugurated the Safe Space and distributed Dignity Kits among the female students

Secretary of the Ministry of Chittagong Hill Tracts Affairs of Government of Bangladesh Mosammat Hamida Begum inaugurated the Safe Space and distributed Dignity Kits among the female students as chief guest…

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YPSA becomes the Champion of the WSIS Prize 2021 – Video

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 2021 under the category “Access to information…

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YPSA observed International Women Rights Defenders Day

YPSA observed International Women Rights Defenders Day

YPSA (Young Power in Social Action) observed “International Women Rights Defenders Day” marking the global 16 days of activism against gender-based violence, an international campaign to challenge violence against women…

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Inaugural session on 16-day campaign of Orange the World: End Violence Against Woman Now

Inaugural session on 16-day campaign of Orange the World: End Violence Against Woman Now

16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence is an international campaign to challenge violence against women and girls. From 25 November – 10 December, the 16 Days of Activism for…

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Training workshop on Community Outreach Session and Community Mobilization held in Khagrachhari

YPSA organized a two-day training workshop on Community Outreach Session and Community Mobilization under the project “Women and Girls Empowerment in Chattogram Hill Tracts through Education Skills” supported by UNDP…

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Closing Workshop of WISH2ACTION (Women’s Integrated Sexual Health Project) held

Closing workshop of WISH2ACTION (Women’s Integrated Sexual Health Project)  was held on 18 , July 2021. The project has been implemented by YPSA and supported by Handicap International (Human &…

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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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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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Dr. Sanjida Hasan, Country Manager (Bangladesh), International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) at YPSA

Country Manager of International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) visited Youth & Women with Disability Friendly Spaces

Dr. Sanjida Hasan, Country Manager (Bangladesh), International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) of Bangladesh, visited YPSA’s activities under the project titled, “Women’s Integrated Sexual Health (WISH2ACTION)” Sitakund, Chattogram on 24 –…

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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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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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Living in a Healthy & Violence-free family during COVID-19

  This is a story of an ideal family that practices good hygiene behaviours to protect themselves from #COVID19. They seek help regarding any health issues and report violence by…

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Speech by UNO

20 small women entrepreneurs received sewing machines

Under the Women Empowerment through Skill Development project, YPSA with the support of Bangladesh NGO Foundation (BNF) has distributed sewing machines among 20 small women entrepreneurs after providing basic training. The…

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YPSA observed International Women’s Day 2020

International Women’s Day is a time to reflect on progress made, to call for change and to celebrate acts of courage and determination by women, who have played an extraordinary…

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Orientation on YPSA’s Child Protection Policy and Gender Policy Cox’s Bazar

Orientation on YPSA’s Child Protection Policy and Gender Policy held at Cox’s Bazar

Women in Bangladesh, including South Asia, are persecuted only because of their gender identity. Women are deprived of their basic rights in all areas including food, health, education, security, physical…

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YPSA distributed sewing machines among 20 women entrepreneurs at Sitakund

YPSA distributed sewing machines among 20 small women entrepreneurs under the project “Women Empowerment through Skills Development” supported by Bangladesh NGO Foundation (BNF), on 24 December 2019 at the YPSA-HRDC Sitakund….

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Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation team observes group work

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation team visited YPSA-HERfinance project

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation team paid a visit to Next Collections Limited (Ha-meem Group) on 17 November. The representatives from the international Brand Li & Fung and Global team…

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Speech by UNO of Sitakund

Networking meeting with Government officials and different stakeholders held in Sitakund

YPSA organized a networking meeting with Government official and different stakeholders of Sitakund Upazila under the project titled “Protect Environment through Women Entrepreneurship Development Program in Sitakund” supported by HSBC….

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Workshop on Cluster Management Committee Formation

Workshop on Cluster Management Committee Formation held in Sitakund

Workshop on Cluster Management Committee Formation was held on 29 August 2019 at Freedom Fighter AKM Mafizur Rahman Auditorium of YPSA HRDC at Sitakunda Upazila under Chattogram District. The workshop…

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women with disabilities are getting market driven ICT training at YPSA-IRCD

Women with disabilities are getting market driven ICT training at YPSA-IRCD

20 women with disabilities are getting market driven ICT training at YPSA-IRCD since March 2019 under the project, Empowering women with disabilities through market driven ICT training and accessible information…

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