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Are a woman’s nephews her mahram

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

Bismillaah

A:

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)

This answer was collected from MuftiOnline.co.za, where the questions have been answered by Mufti Zakaria Makada (Hafizahullah), who is currently a senior lecturer in the science of Hadith and Fiqh at Madrasah Ta’leemuddeen, Isipingo Beach, South Africa.

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