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A local court has ordered a man to pay his ex-wife eight million pesos (US$173,000) in compensation, because throughout their 30-year marriage she dedicated herself to running their household, Argentine outlets reported Monday.
Confirmation of the ruling was granted this week by the National Appeal Court, with the award benefitting a 70-year-old from Palermo identified only as M.L.
The woman, who holds a degree in economics, put aside her career in order to take charge of raising her children and domestic chores.
"The economic dependence of wives on their husbands is one of the central mechanisms through which women are subordinated in society," Judge Victoria Famá said in her ruling.