[11] Fataawaa Regarding Women: Can a menstruating woman wash and shroud a deceased person?

Question: Is it permissible for a menstruating woman to wash and shroud a deceased person? Answer: It is permissible for a woman, whilst she is on her menses, to wash (deceased) women and shroud them. And from the men, she is only allowed to wash and shroud her deceased husband. Menstruation is not considered something […]

[10] Fataawaa Regarding Women: What is incumbent on a woman if she has a dream in her sleep that she’s having sexual intercourse with a man?

Question What is incumbent on a woman to do if she has a dream in her sleep that she’s having sexual intercourse with a man?   Answer: If a man dreams in his sleep that he is having sexual intercourse with a woman, or if a woman dreams in her sleep that a man is having […]

[9] Fataawa Regarding Muslim Women: Any difference between men and women with regards to wiping over the socks (or leather socks)?

Question Is there a difference between a man and a woman with regards to wiping over the socks? Answer There is no difference between men and women in this (affair). It is incumbent to known a principle and it is: The initial ruling is that what is affirmed for men (in acts of worship) is […]

[8] Fataawaa Regarding Women: Is a woman required to perform Wudhoo after giving her son or daughter a wash? Shaikh Uthaymeen (rahimahullaah)

If a woman gives her little son or daughter a wash and touches the private part of (the child), it is not obligated on her to perform Wudhoo; rather she only washes her hands. That is because touching the private part without sexual desire does not make Wudhoo obligatory. And it is well known that […]

[7] Fataawaa Regarding Women: Does this break the Wudhoo of a woman?

Question: There is a woman, who when she performs Ruku and Sujood-especially at the end of the Sujood, the sitting between the two Sujoods and the sitting for the Tashahhud- air is released from her private part (i.e. the vagina) to the extent that those close to her do hear it; so is her prayer […]

[6] Fataawaa Regarding Women: Allocating time for seeking knowledge and household chores

Question: Which of the two is more virtuous for a Muslim woman; should she fulfill the household duties and the rights of her husband, or should she allocate time for seeking knowledge (of the religion) and employ a foreign servant to fulfill the household duties? Answer: Yes, it is obligated on a female Muslim to seek […]

[5] Fataawaa Regarding Women: Is it forbidden for a female student to free mix with males in the schools, colleges etc

Answer: The reason behind the prohibition against free mixing between men and women is due to fear of falling into fitnah, lest it becomes a means to committing lewd acts; (a means) to violating the honour of women and corrupting the society. And indeed these affairs can become a greater reality through free mixing in […]

[4] Fataawaa Regarding Women: The situation of an unmarried woman who enters paradise, or a married woman whose husband did not enter paradise- By Shaikh Uthaymeen (rahimahullaah)

Question: If a woman is from the people of paradise but she was not married in the worldly life, or she was married but her husband did not enter paradise, then what will be her situation? Answer: The answer to this is taken from the general statement of Allaah (The Most High): وَلَكُمْ فِيهَا مَا […]

[3] Fataawaa Regarding Women: The men will have the Hoorul Ain in Jannah; but what will the women have? [By Shaikh Uthaymeen (rahimahullaah)]

Question: It is stated (in the Qur’aan and authentic Sunnah) that the men will have the Hoorul Ain in Jannah, so what will the women have? Answer: Allaah (The Blessed and Most High) stated concerning the enjoyment the people of Paradise will (receive): وَلَكُمْ فِيهَا مَا تَشْتَهِي أَنفُسُكُمْ وَلَكُمْ فِيهَا مَا تَدَّعُونَ نُزُلًا مِّنْ غَفُورٍ […]

[2] Fatawaa Regarding Women: The Ruling on the statement of woman who says, whilst sitting or standing, Yaa Rasoolal-laah! Or Yaa Abdal Qaadir!

The ruling on the statement of a woman who, whilst standing up, says: Yaa Rasoolal-laah (O Messenger of Allaah!) or a similar (statement) Question: A Muslim testifies that none has the right to be worshipped except Allaah and that Muhammad (sallal-laahu-alayhi-wasallam) is the Messenger of Allaah; but when standing up or sitting down, he/she says, […]