Ruling on women who are scantily dressed

Question: Is it permissible to consider scantily-dressed women as Kuffaar (disbelievers), for the Prophet (peace be upon him) said about them: They will not enter Jannah (Paradise) or even smell its fragrance… ?

Answer: If the woman believes that this is lawful, after being advised and informed of the ruling, she is considered a Kaafir (disbeliever)… read more here.

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Mocking Hijaab

Question: What is the ruling on someone who mocks a Muslim woman wearing the proper Islaamic Hijaab (veil) or describes her as being a ghost or a moving tent and other such insulting words?

Answer: Anyone who mocks a Muslim man or woman for adhering to the Sharee‘ah (Islaamic law) is a Kaafir (disbeliever), whether the object of ridicule is Islaamic Hijaab or any other matter of Islaam… read more here.

Obedience to parents while disobeying Allaah

Question: A young lady wants to wear Niqaab (face veil), knowing that it is Fard (obligatory, based on a definitive text), but her parents refuse and tell her that her obedience to them is also a Fard that takes precedence over wearing Niqaab. Are the parents right? Does this mean that she should abandon wearing Niqaab? How could this be in accordance with the Messenger’s saying, Anyone who turns away from my Sunnah is not one of my (followers). Moreover, even though Niqaab is Waajib (obligatory, based on a speculative text), it is known that Fard is the same as Waajib according to the Four Schools of Jurisprudence, except for that of Imaam Maalik who maintained that Waajib comes in intermediate status between Fard and Nafilah (supererogatory).

Kindly give us your Fatwaa in this regard. If wearing Niqaab is Fard, how can this girl abide by that obligation, while her father threatens to pull her Niqaab off in public if he sees her wearing it. He takes this attitude because he thinks that wearing Niqaab will jeopardize the girl’s brothers.

Answer: It should be known that obedience to parents is obligatory provided that what they request is reasonable and approved by the Sharee`ah (Islaamic law). If obedience to parents leads to committing sins, then there should be no obedience to them… read more here.

Ruling on a father who breaks all contact with his daughter due to her wearing Hijaab

Question: What is the ruling on a father who breaks all contact with his daughter due to her wearing Hijaab (veil)?

Answer: If the case is as mentioned, her father’s reaction is not her fault and will not harm her. He should not do this as she is obeying Allaah. Thus, she must not obey him in this regard, because her act of wearing Hijaab is an act of obedience to Allaah… read more here.