The Ukrainian National Women's League of America

joins the rest of our Community and Ukrainians
 throughout the world on this

23rd Anniversary of Ukraine's Independence

in support of the people of Ukraine in their continued struggle for a truly free and prosperous democratic state !

Слава Україні !

Ukrainian Fag

Letter to Senator Hillary Clinton asking her to join in demanding that Russia immediately release the kidnapped Ukrainian Lt. Nadiya Savchenko from Russian prison.

Dear Senator Clinton,

We, the UNWLA, Ukrainian National Women’s League of America are the oldest and largest organization of women of Ukrainian heritage in the United States. One of our most important missions is promoting the rights of women, especially women of Ukrainian descent throughout the world.

You, Mrs. Clinton, are well known for your leadership and unflinching dedication in supporting women’s issues. Therefore, we are asking you to join us in demanding that Russia immediately release the kidnapped Ukrainian Lt. Nadiya Savchenko from Russian prison.  Her capture on June 18th of this year violates not only all norms of international law, but also the basic rules of human decency and morality.


About Lt. Nadiya Savchenko:

Nadiya Savchenko served as a peacekeeper in Iraq and was one of the first women allowed to attend Ukraine's prestigious Air Force University.

Nadia Savchenko

“Ukraine orphan walks again after burns treated in Boston”-

Ihor Lakatosh and his guardian, Svitlana Konar, returned to Ukraine after a 5-month stay in Boston.
Ihor Lakatosh

While here, Ihor underwent several surgical procedures to help him recover from his burn injuries. Several diagnostic tests were also conducted to give Ihor’s medical team more insight into some of his health problems secondary to his burns. The discovery of certain bacteria in Ihor’s digestive tract proved to be significant, as Ihor began to gain much-needed weight once the bacteria was treated. Ihor also had a strict regimen of therapy to help him regain the ability to walk and use both his hands. Ihor made excellent progress while here, and even had time to go to the beach and play in the sand ! Ihor will soon go to a sanitarium in Latvia for additional therapy, and  will return to Boston in early 2015 for further treatment. DCTOHC is very grateful to Shriners, Mass General Hospital, Ukrainian National Women’s League of America, Philoxenia House, Burn Children Recovery Foundation and the many volunteers and individuals who helped Ihor during his treatment.

Action Item Support MNNA Status for Ukraine!

The UNWLA supports the Major Non-NATO Ally (MNNA) Designation Status for Ukraine. The UNWLA urges the Ukrainian American community to call the White House NOW and express your support for MNNA Status for Ukraine.
Please call the White House at (202) 456-1111 or register your support for MNNA status online at: ht

Major non - NATO Ally (MNNA) Designation Status UCCA Fact Sheet

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Letter to the Ambassador Sergey Vitaly Churkin, Mission of the Russian Federation to the UN, demanding immediate release of kidnapped Ukrainian Lt. Nadiya Savchenko.

Dear Sir,

We demand the immediate release of kidnapped Ukrainian Lt. Nadiya Savchenko! This violates not only all norms of international law, but also the basic rules of decency and morality.

When illegally captured and transported to Russia  Lt. Nadiya Savchenko was in Donetsk, Ukraine on a humanitarian mission, not on the unsubstantiated charges filed against her.

World Federation Ukrainian Women's Organization
Annual Meeting held  in Paris, July 10 -12.


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UNWLA President Marianna Zajac at the Opening of the 
 XXX UNWLA Convention
May 24, 2014

Marianna Zajac

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UNWLA XXX Convention

xxx Convention

The Ukrainian National Women’s League of America held its XXXth Convention in Tarrytown, NY over Memorial Day weekend. 

UNWLA is the Founder
The Ukrainian Museum in New York City

Ukrainian Museum

The Ukrainian Museum relies on its members and friends to support its exhibitions, programs, collections conservation, and operations. Learn more about how you can support the Museum.

On display now:

Taras Shevchenko: Poet, Artist, Icon (1814–1861) Bicentennial Exhibition Honors Ukraine's Greatest Cultural Figure
May 17 – November 2, 2014

 In Shevchenko's Land
  No Other Home: The Crimean Tatar Repatriates


Our Purpose

The purpose of UNWLA, Inc. is to unite women of Ukrainian descent and those affiliated with the Ukrainian community.




 Taras Shevchenko: Champion of Ukrainian Language, Self-Determination of Peoples, Human Rights and Social Justice

International Relations and Beginnings of Ukrainian Women’s Organizations Beyond the Borders of Ukraine

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UNWLA Recent and Planned Projects:

UNWLA Supports Women's Studies with Endowment

Field of Wheat
Memorial to the Victims of Holodomor

Interview with the architect Larysa Kurylas

Support Us

Ukrainian National Women’s League of America, Inc., is a non profit, tax exempt organization under IRS Code Section 501 ( c ) 3 and your contributions are tax deductible within the limits of IRS law.
UNWLA is a Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) organization. UNWLA’s CFC
 number is 10325.

CFC Approved Charity