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China awards woman £5,400 compensation in first divorce ruling to put value on housework

ironing A divorce court in China has ordered a man to pay his wife £5,500 as compensation for the housework she did during their five-year marriage, in what is believed to be a landmark legal first. Beijing’s Fangshan District Court ruled in favour of the woman, who had complained that her husband “didn’t care about … Read more

Israel offers compensation to families of missing children

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli government on Monday approved a plan to offer $50 million in compensation to the families of hundreds of Yemenite children who disappeared in the early years of the country’s establishment. But the announcement received a cool reception from advocacy groups that said the government had failed to apologize or accept … Read more