[chinese blood, irish heart] - DEFUNCT: A blow to Spanish Machismo

Friday, July 15, 2005

A blow to Spanish Machismo

A new law has been passed by the Spanish government to make men do at least 40% of housework. It will be tied into the marriage contract. Failure to meet this requirement will not favour the husband in terms of divorce, ie. the amount of time he can spend with his children.

I can't even begin the fathom how they will enforce this law. Does this encourage gender equality or just simply belittles the issue of men's & women's equality?

According to a survey, Irish men are ranked among Europe's most dedicated "new men", ready to do their fair share of home chores.

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