Hijaab in the presence of the husband’s step-father

Reference: I’laam al-Mu’aasireen bi-Fataawa Ibn ‘Uthaymeen – Page 182

Question: A man married a woman; Is it permissible for his wife to then unveil herself in the presence of her husband’s step-father?

Response: It is not permissible for the wife to unveil her face in the presence of her husband’s step-father; this is because he is not the [blood] father of her husband, and therefore is not her mahram.

- from London, UK. He is a graduate of the Islaamic University of Madeenah, having graduated from the Institute of Arabic Language, and later the Faculty of Sharee'ah in 2004.

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