O Shaykh Muhammad, what is your opinion regarding a woman going out to the market for a need, whilst she is in hijaab and not revealing anything, and that she does not go at a time when it is busy with men?
Men and women shaking hands with one another
Is it permissible for a man to shake the hand of a woman he is not a mahram for; bearing in mind [where we live] there are men who stand up out of respect and shake their hands?
Women at work
What are the permissible areas in which a Muslim woman can work without opposing the teachings of her religion?
Free-mixing amongst relatives, friends and neighbours
From the habits in our village, which I suspect are bad, is that a woman in her home sits in the company of her male relatives who come to visit…
Hijaab in the presence of the husband’s step-father
A man married a woman; Is it permissible for his wife to then unveil herself in the presence of the husband of her husband’s mother?
Women dancing amongst other women
In particular that which relates to dancing amongst the women – that which is vulgar and not vulgar – and is this something befitting a muslim woman?
Men & women gathering together in the same place
What is the ruling regarding the gathering together of men and women in the same place? And likewise what is the ruling regarding their gathering together to eat?
Uncovering the hair, neck & arms
Is it permissible for a woman to uncover her hair, neck and arms in front of her mahrams – such as her father and her brother?
Eleven year old girl wants to wear the niqaab
A young girl who is about 11 years of age wants to wear the niqaab and cease shaking hands with men, but her mother prevents her from doing so and reprimands her.
Women lenient in their speech with men
What is your opinion regarding some women who are easy going and free when talking to men?