The yard owners should be motivated for safer and green ship breaking practices

YPSA Coordinator Muhammed Ali Shahin recently commented to The Business Standard, a national level newspaper in Bangladesh, where he mentioned: “Deaths at the ship-breaking yards are negatively impacting this industry in Bangladesh,” “Investment funding of crores of Taka is also a significant barrier for the yard owners to ensure their …Read More

Accidents kept happening in the yards

One more worker got severely injured in a shipbreaking yard named as Jomuna shipbreaking yard while the worker was working yesterday afternoon, 23rd June 2020. The name of the victim is Abdul Hamid (24) from the district of Kurigram (north bangle). According to the inspector of the Department of Inspection …Read More

World day against child labour

END CHILD LABOUR While important achievements continue to be made in the fight against child labour in Bangladesh, some 1.2 million children are still trapped in its worst forms, according to the latest National Child Labour Survey report, published in 2015. YPSA expresses it solidarity with the day. YPSA considers …Read More

YPSA’s food support to Ship breaking workers in Bangladesh – COVID-19

In April 2020, YPSA provided food support to 1070 unemployed daily workers and local people in the areas of Sitakund where ship-breaking yards are located.   Food packets were distributed among them who have lost their income opportunity due to the current lockdown in the area that was imposed to protect …Read More

World Environment Day Marked by YPSA

World Environment Day is marked on Friday June 5th 2020. It is an environmental awareness day, run by the United Nations. It is sometimes also unofficially called Eco Day or Environment Day. The aim of the Day is to raise awareness of the environment and specific environmental issues. YPSA expressed …Read More

28th April: World Day for Safety and Health at Work 2020

World Day for Safety and Health at Work 2020: It is celebrated on 28 April. This year it will focus on addressing the outbreak of infectious diseases at work, mainly on the COVID-19 pandemic. YPSA as an organisation working on the worker’s issue has been expressing its solidarity on the significance of addressing the Covid 19 as infectious …Read More