Working wife claim maintenance for herself & her child from husband

Is wife eligible to take maintenance from her husband for herself and her 5 year old child when she is working?

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Yes, according to section 125 in the code of criminal procedure act 1973 a wife , children,is entitled to get money of themselves even they are earning but they need more money for maintenance itself ,,,,

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