Court orders man to pay ex-wife $7,700 for housework

By Miriam Berger Feb. 24, 2021 at 10:35 a.m. EST

A divorce court in China has ordered a man to pay his ex-wife $7,700 in compensation for unpaid domestic work and child care during the couple’s five years of marriage.

The first-of-its-kind ruling has sparked debate in China about the value of labor in the home — 

Read more: Chinese man ordered to pay ex-wife for bearing burden of housework during marriage – The Washington Post

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