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Is it Time to Remove Women’s Charter?

If the law does not require a woman to continue to take care of her ex-husband after the divorce, why would it then expect a man to continue to financially support his former wife when she is fully capable of seeking employment herself? Under current legislation, even a handicapped unemployed man has no legal basis to seek financial support from his former spouse. What more when it comes to women who are perfectly healthy. As such, I suggest the authorities review the relevant sections of the Women’s Charter to make amendments such that it is in line and remain relevant with today’s socio-economic conditions.

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