Ruling on the salary a women receives in return for working outside her home?

Question 9: What is the ruling on the salary a women receives in return for working outside her home? What if she goes to work while adorned and displaying her charms? What about the money given to a university student? What if she goes to university while adorned and displaying her charms?

Answer: First, the original ruling is that a woman should not leave her house, except with her husband’s permission. If her husband gives her permission, she should go out unadorned so that she does not attract men’s attention. She should also cover her face, hands and all her body; it is impermissible for her to display her beauty according to Allaah’s Saying, …and do not display yourselves like that of the times of ignorance Her husband can prevent her from going out if she insists on displaying her beauty… read more here.

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