Germany plans to make official a law which would compel mothers to tell their partners if their child has been fathered by another man.
According to German Justice Minister Heiko Maas, the law is an effort to provide legal support for "false" fathers who seek financial support.
My brother just found out that his so-called first born is not his... He's only seven years old and we just found out now— Caller
After 702's Xolani Gwala mentioned this story, several listeners called in to share their experiences of fathers who have unknowingly raised children who are not theirs.
If this law was introduced in South Africa, it would go a long way in helping fathers to raise kids that are not theirs— Caller