Women attending the Taraaweeh prayer

Reference: http://mufti.af.org.sa/ar/content/حضور-المرأة-للتراويح-جائز

Question: What is the ruling regarding women attending the taraaweeh [prayer]? And what is best [for them] in that regard?

Response: If women attend [the taraaweeh prayer], then it is permissible with the condition that they do not perfume themselves nor beautify themselves; and if they were to pray at home, then that is best [for them].

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. He currently resides in Birmingham, UK.

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