Argentine ordered to pay his ex wife for domestic chores

Argentine ordered to pay his ex wife for domestic chores

A court in Argentina has condemned a man to monetarily reimburse the ex-wife for domestic chores performed by her over 27 years of marriage. The sentence stipulated a compensation in the amount of eight million Argentinean pesos, that is, more than 157 thousand euros. The 70-year-old woman, who has a degree in economics, has spent all her years in common running the household and raising her children. The couple, together since 1982, separated in 2009 and two years later divorced. "The economic dependence of women on husbands is one of the central mechanisms through which we subordinate [...]

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