The court A man in eastern China’s Shandong province was sentenced to pay men’s wages on Tuesday 930,000 RMB ($142,170, €119,770) Married to his ex-wife for 11 years, by the spouse Work at home.
The woman named Liu said at the divorce hearing that she must resign. Take care of two children in marriage He also accused her ex-husband Zhu of abusing her.
The court ruled that the couple must divorce after several mediation attempts, and urged the man to stop any form of violence “immediately” and reminded him “The importance and value of taking care of the family after marriage”, At the same time, it will compensate 930,000 yuan (142,170 US dollars, 119,770 euros).
China’s new civil code came into effect in January this year, and it includes a clause that allows spouses to demand compensation from their partners during their divorce. Take more responsibility Do housework, take care of children and older relatives.
Therefore, the Shandong Provincial Court emphasized today through its WeChat social network page that women requesting a divorce often meet in a family. Disadvantaged position, And should pay attention to the work they do at home to protect their rights.
In February last year, a Beijing court ordered a man to pay Give his ex-wife about $7,700 She was accused of being alone under the care of the couple’s children and housework, and her husband “hardly cared about or participated in any form of housekeeping work.”
This sentence caused a stir on social networks, such as Twitter’s Chinese version of Weibo, More than 500 million ruling opinions.
Some users praise it Recognition of hard work They were not paid at home, while others claimed that the amount awarded to the woman was too small to pay for five years of housework and childcare.
In the past three decades, China’s divorce rate has skyrocketed The annual growth rate in 2013 was 16.42%.
By 2020, due to 4.15 million last yearAccording to the Ministry of Civil Affairs.
In order to “avoid avoidable separations”, the new “Civil Code” now requires couples who want to divorce to spend a penny “Reflection Period” Mandatory 30 days, this decision raises concerns that it may harm female victims of violent marriages.