Advocacy

legislationUnchained is dedicated not only to helping women escape forced marriages but also to passing and changing laws to prevent such marriages.

Unchained is proud that its first piece of legislation, to help domestic violence survivors, was signed into law in New Jersey in 2014. Unchained now is working on its next legislative initiative, to eliminate child marriage across the US.

Click on a bill below to get more information:

 

~ Legislation to Help Domestic Violence Survivors in New Jersey (passed in 2014)

 

~ Legislation to End Child Marriage in New York and New Jersey