Divorce - Right Or Privilege?

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200C01The Long Road To Divorce20000719

Melissa Benn begins a three-part look at the history of divorce.

1: `The Long Road to Divorce'.

We take our right to a divorce for granted, but only 150 years ago people wishing to separate and remarry had to petition Parliament.

200C01The Long Road To Divorce20000719

Melissa Benn begins a three-part look at the history of divorce.

1: `The Long Road to Divorce'.

We take our right to a divorce for granted, but only 150 years ago people wishing to separate and remarry had to petition Parliament.

200C02Holy Deadlock20000726

2: `Holy Deadlock'.

Melissa Benn continues her series on the history of divorce with a look at the 1930s, when adultery was grounds for a divorce.

This resulted in elaborate deceptions whereby one party would fake an affair.

200C02Holy Deadlock20000726

2: `Holy Deadlock'.

Melissa Benn continues her series on the history of divorce with a look at the 1930s, when adultery was grounds for a divorce.

This resulted in elaborate deceptions whereby one party would fake an affair.

200C03From Morality To Money20000802

Melissa Benn concludes her three-part look at the history of divorce.

`From Morality to Money'.

Divorce may now be available to everyone, but financial and legal complexities remain.

Meanwhile, society endlessly debates the rights and wrongs of divorce.

200C03From Morality To Money20000802

Melissa Benn concludes her three-part look at the history of divorce.

`From Morality to Money'.

Divorce may now be available to everyone, but financial and legal complexities remain.

Meanwhile, society endlessly debates the rights and wrongs of divorce.