Is shaving girls head permissible in islam?

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My younger daugther is 6 years old.She is not having thick & strong hair on her head.Will shaving the head result in thick & strong hair?Can I shave her head?Is shaving girls head permissible in islam?


In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.

As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh.

Does your daughter have hair on her head? What do you mean that the hair is not thick and strong? Why is the present hair not suitable?


And Allah Ta’āla Knows Best

Fahad Abdul Wahab

Student Darul Iftaa


Checked and Approved by,                                                                                    Mufti Ebrahim Desai                                                                                                                              





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