child support burdens men - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • dawn
    • 23.09.07 | 14:07 (IST)

    Sadly, one of the reasons that fathers often cannot spend enough time with their children after divorce also stems from a ridiculous and archaic law. I'm referring to the one that puts the entire burden of child support on the father, regardless of his financial situation and that of his ex-wife. Many divorced men can barely make ends meet on an average salary, and have to work more than one job to be able to pay child support and continue to live a normal life. No wonder they have little time to actually see and spend time with the children they work so hard to support.

    from the article: An eyeful of mothers
    First published 00:00 23.09.07 | Last updated 00:00 23.09.07
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