World Federation of Ukrainian Women’s Organizations and the Ukrainian National Women’s League of America
Invite you to a discussion of
The Ukraine Conflict and Wartime Gender Violence
Saturday December 6, 2014 at 5:00 p.m.
UNWLA Headquarters, 203 Second Avenue, 4th Floor, New York
“Women taking on, suffering from, and responding to the conflict in Ukraine”
An introduction, by Dr. Martha Kichorowska Kebalo, WFUWO Main Rep to UN/ECOSOC
“A Fiery EuroMaidan Ignites a Feminist Voice”
Dr. Mar’iana Rubchak, editor of anthologies “Mapping Difference: The Many Faces of Women in Ukraine” and of the forthcoming: “New Imaginaries: Youthful Reinvention of Ukraine’s Cultural Paradigm”
“The Crimean Tatars Right to Self-Determination as Indigenous Peoples within the territorial integrity of Ukraine is the key to regaining Crimea”
Ayla Bakkalli, USA Representative of the Indigenous Crimean Tatar Mejlis, and Advisor on Indigenous Matters to the Permanent Mission of Ukraine to the United Nations
Roksolana Misilo, UNWLA Vice President of Public Relations
“The UNWLA’s War Victim’s Fund”
Concluding remarks: Dr. Martha Kichorowska Kebalo
Admission: $5. Please join us for a reception following the panel.
This event engages with the “16 days of activism against gender violence,” an international campaign joined by Ukraine in 2000. The campaign, initiated by the Center for Women’s Global Leadership at Rutgers University in 1991, is held annually, from November 25th thru December 10th (Human Rights Day) Proceeds from this event will be allocated to the UNWLA War Victims Fund.