Question : What should those girls do whose parents forbid them to wear the hijab?
Answer : It is obligatory on the woman to wear hijab regardless of the position of the parents. It is prohibited to obey them in this case.
Question : Is wearing the niqab recommended?
Answer : It is not obligatory to cover the face and the hands. It is preferred to do so as it is a form of chastity.
Question : In the hijab of a woman is it sufficient to cover a womanâ€™s body or is it also necessary that the forms of buttocks, legs and chest do not stand out?
Answer : It is obligatory in hijab to cover the body parts. It is prohibited to allow attractive body parts of the woman to stand out if it causes attraction and seduction.
Question : Is it permissible for a woman to wear a wig instead of wearing the hijab headscarf if other parts of the body are covered, because it will not be her hair?
Answer : It is permissible if it fulfills the religious obligation of covering the hair. However, wearing a wig makes the woman appear as though she is without hijab, and this could discourage the wearing of hijab, so it becomes prohibited from this aspect.
Question : Can a Muslim woman donate her hair to a child cancer patient that will use the hair as a wig? Is it not prohibited because non-mahram people are going to see it?
Answer : It is permissible to donate her hair. It is prohibited for the woman to uncover her hair in the presence of non-mahram men if the hair is attached to her and not when it is cut.
Question : Is a female housemaid considered as a Mahram for men of the house?
Answer : No, she is not. She should observe hijab in their presence.
Question : Is it allowed in Islam for a woman to braid another womanâ€™s hair with fake hair, knowing that whoever has this fake hair on her head does not wear the hijab?
Answer : Yes, it is permissible. The prohibition of not wearing the hijab is on the woman that shows her hair in presence of non-Mahram men.
Question : I am living in India. Is it sufficient hijab for me to wear a Manto (a form of a long coat) along with a Niqab (which covers the nose and mouth)?
Answer : It is prohibited for women to expose any part of her body except her face and hands, in the presence of non-Mahrams. Any kind of clothing which provides such Hijab is sufficient. It is not obligatory to cover the face.
Question : What is the Islamic position concerning a woman uploading photos of herself with proper hijab online?
Answer : It is permissible to do so if it does not involve another prohibition.
Question : Is it permissible for a woman not to observe the headscarf in situations where she is ridiculed by society, given uncomfortable glances, and risks losing her job because of the dress restrictions at the job?
Answer : She should observe her religion, continue to wear hijab, ignore the said glances and not pay attention to such discomforts. She is rewarded for such tolerance and patience in the way of guarding the religion.
Losing the job is not an excuse not to wear hijab. Almighty Allah said: â€œAnd whosoever keeps his duty to Allah, Allah will appoint a way out for him.â€ (65:2-3).
Question : In hijab, can you put your hair up in a ponytail and put the scarf on top of it?
Answer : As long as the hair is covered in the presence of non-Mahram, it is permissible.
Question : If a boy was adopted by a woman and then became baligh (adult), will he be mahram for her, i.e. will it be permissible for him to look at her without hijab?
Answer : She is a not mahram for him, i.e. she must observe hijab in his presence.
Question : Is the permissibility for a woman to use kohl also extends to eyeliners and such makeup?
Answer : It is permissible for the woman to use kohl in the conventional way even if her eyes are visible for non-mahram men. Wearing makeup such as eyeliners in the presence of non-mahram men is prohibited.
Question : I am 13-year-old female. Do I have to wear socks when I go outside?
Answer : Yes, covering the feet in the presence of non-Mahram is obligatory based on compulsory precaution.
Question : I always cover my hair and sometimes my neck gets exposed; is it haram or not?
Answer : It is obligatory to cover the neck in the presence of non-Mahram.
Question : Should the chin be covered while wearing hijab or can it be exposed just like the rest of the face?
Answer : It is unlawful for women to uncover the part under the chin in the presence of non-Mahram.
Question : According to Sura al-Nour when Allah said:â€ As for women past child-bearing, who have no hope of marriage, it is no sin for them if they discard their (outer) clothing in such a way as not to show adornment. But to refrain is better for them. Allah is Hearer, Knower.â€(24:60), old women need not wear hijab; is it correct?
Answer : A: Yes, it is correct.
Question : A lot of women in the Western countries deny the status of hijab. They said that in the modern life hijab isn't necessary because rest of society is not wearing it.
1. What is the status of hijab in Islam?
2. Is hijab obligatory, recommended or makruh?
3. In which context are women allowed to stop wearing hijab?
Answer : Hijab is mandatory for a woman and she cannot leave it after reaching the age of puberty â€“ which is completing the age of nine lunar years. She must continue to wear it until she reaches an age at which she is not conventionally expected to marry.
Hijab is a religious obligation that does not change because of time and place. The laws of the Islamic religion are from God and they last until the Day of Judgment.
Question : What kind of hijab clothing is suitable for women and what kinds are not? What colors are suitable?
Answer : A woman is urged to pay great attention to her virtue and not be looked at by men in a desirable way. This is the factor to be observed in hijab.
Question : Under what circumstances does the face veil [niqab] become obligatory?
Answer : A woman is not obligated to cover her face. However, she is not permitted to display her facial adornment except for the kohl.