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Is a woman’s voice Awrah in Islam?

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Answered by:  Moulana Tahsin Alam​


Question:


Assalamu Alaikum Wa Rahmatullah


Is a woman’s voice Awrah in Islam.?


Answer:


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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