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Fatwa - Hijab

Q: May I know whether covering of the face in Hijab is a Fardh, Wajib, Masnoon or Mustahab? Please specify the school of thought (maslak) according to which you will answer this question.

 

A:

There is consensus amongst the Ulama of all four schools of thought (Mazaahib), that it is obligatory upon women to cover their faces when fitnah and evil is apprehended. There is no doubt of the widespread fitnah and prevalent evil nowadays. Hence it is imperative (waajib) for women to cover their faces when leaving their homes or in the presence of non-mahram males.

Mufti Shafiq Jakhura
Iftaa Department, Darul Ihsan Islamic Services Centre
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