Study Finds That British Women Are Financially Vulnerable After Divorce

British Women Get the Shaft in Divorce

It happens all over the world, including and especially right here in America. A long term marriage ends and women are left scrambling, drowning in a deep financial maelstrom. But in England, there seems to be a serious crisis going on with women, especially those in middle age (who are not married to seriously rich men), financially speaking. How can so many British women, living in the Twenty-first Century in one of the most progressive societies in the world, be left so financially devastated after divorce? Where is the logic? Whatever happened to this notion of London being the divorce capita of the world?

A recent article in UK Guardian from the Chartered Insurance Institute about the financial risk that divorce poses for British women today.

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Author: XiXi Gomez

Originally from South America, I am now a European citizen who lives in UK. I am interested in sociology, media and human relations.

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