Can a woman issue a divorce?

Q: If a woman marries a man simply to use him by taking his money and then divorcing him, how would Allah judge this on the day of judgement?


A: A woman cannot issue a divorce.

And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.

قال عليه الصلاة والسلام الطلاق بالرجال والعدة بالنساء (هداية 2/359)

Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)