Are a woman’s nephews her mahram

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by

Q: At what age does your nephews become mahram? And your brother who is divorced, is his son regarded as your mahram?



1. All those people who one is unable to marry through his life are referred to as his mahrams. Hence a woman’s nephews are her mahrams.

2. Yes

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


Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)