Q: Can a lady request khula if she has an ill-tempered husband,who verbally and emotionally abuses her? Also criticises her and her family? Further, is talaaq valid when issued to a lady who is menstruating?
A: Yes, if she feels that it is not manageable with him.
Yes, though it is sinful to do so.
And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.