Chinese divorce court awards wife $7,700 for five years of housework

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 5:08pm

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/dovetail.prxu.org/300/21516b0f-039d-4e6d-8dc6-3245031e142d/2021_0225_03.mp3

In China, a divorce is stirring up a lot of controversy. A Beijing judge ordered a man to pay his ex-wife almost $8,000 as compensation for the housework she did during their five years of marriage. Host Marco Werman speaks to The World's China correspondent Rebecca Kanthor in Shanghai about how new Chinese laws are responding to an increase in divorce in the country.