Is a woman’s voice Awrah in Islam?

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Answered by:  Moulana Tahsin Alam​


Assalamu Alaikum Wa Rahmatullah

Is a woman’s voice Awrah in Islam.?


بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم

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


According to the soundest opinion of the Ḥanafi madhab, a woman’s voice is not her ʿawrah.[1]


Only Allah SWT alone knows best.

Answered by: Moulana Tahsin Alam

Checked and approved by Mufti Mohammed Tosir Miah

Darul Ifta Birmingham



[1]MuḥammadAmīn ibn ʿĀbidīn al-Shāmī, Radd al-Muhtār (MaktabahShamilah, n.d.) volume 1 pg. 406.


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