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Premier of “Unseen Housewives” with Unchained at Last and the Commission on the Status of Women

March 10, 2:30 pm4 pm.
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As the United Nations launches the 67th session of the Commission on the Status of Women – the world’s largest annual gathering on women’s rights –Unchained At Last is launching a hybrid parallel event.

Join us for the premiere of “Unseen Housewives,” our outrageous, provocative “trailer” for a show that must not go on: child marriage in the U.S. Be among the first people in the world to watch the parody trailer and take a look behind the scenes with its creators and a child marriage survivor featured in it.


  • Faternah Salem, child marriage survivor featured in “Unseen Housewives”
  • Bruno Guimaraes, Area 23, creator of “Unseen Housewives”
  • Houry Geudelekian, NGO CSW/NY and child marriage survivor
  • Fraidy Reiss, Unchained at Last and forced marriage survivor

Sponsored by Unchained at Last and NGO CSW/NY

Unseen Housewives
March 10, 2023, 2:30 p.m. ET

Two options for attending this hybrid event:

  • In person: Church Center for the U.N., 777 United Nations Plaza, NYC
  • Virtually

Register here.

About Commission on the Status of Women

Each year the UN hosts CSW, the world’s largest annual gathering on women’s rights, in New York City. Representatives of member states, UN entities and approved non-governmental organizations from around the world are invited to attend. The 67th session of CSW takes place 6 to 17 March 2023, on a hybrid basis, with a priority theme of innovation and technological change and education in the digital age for achieving gender equality.

About Unchained At Last

Unchained is a survivor-led NGO dedicated to ending forced and child marriage in the U.S. through direct services and advocacy – in line with UN Sustainable Development Goal 5.3, which calls for the elimination of child, early and forced marriage by year 2030. Unchained provides crucial legal and social services, always for free, to help individuals in the U.S. escape forced marriages and rebuild their lives, and Unchained pushes relentlessly for social, policy and legal change. Founded in 2011, Unchained has been an Organization in Special Status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council since 2017.

About Area 23 and “Unseen Housewives”

Area 23 is a health advertising agency that conceived of and produced “Unseen Housewives” pro bono to raise awareness of Unchained’s work to end child marriage in the U.S. “Unseen Housewives” is based on the true stories of four of the many American child marriage survivors who have partnered with Unchained to stop this human rights abuse from destroying more lives.


777 United Nations Plaza
New York City, NY 10017 United States

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