YSD carries out research, analysis and express people’s opinion using the Rights based approach at the grass root level to provide practical solutions to the development challenges and recommend policy improvement.
People’s empowerment and engagement:
We foster people’s participation through social mobilization, build citizen’s collectives, create awareness and build capacity of the citizen and marginalized communities on variety of issues using participatory tools and methods for adoption of replicable models of change.
Advocate for change:
Share evidence generated through research and demonstrates replicable development models to wider audience like policy makers, government and civil society and advocate for policy reforms and its efficient execution.
Networking and knowledge sharing:
Strengthen collective voice of the citizen, policy makers and civil society at various levels on various issues relating to the most disadvantaged section of the society, YSD also build alliance to influence for policy change and disseminate knowledge and organize peer learning to replicate ideas, innovations and facilitate collective action.
Our Focus Areas
1. Accountable Governance
2. Child Rights and Development- living condition, protection
3. Basic Services- WASH, Education, Health, Housing and Land Rights
4. Youth Empowerment- life skill development, active citizenship and leadership