Husband purchasing clothing for his wife and children

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Q: If a husband not working at the moment. He pays the bills and mortgage still. If  the wife wants to buy clothes for herself and kids, can she ask  her husband or must she use her own money which she earned from little a job but that money the wife wants to save for her kids future for Islamic studies. What must she do?


A: She may ask the husband.

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


Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

This answer was collected from, 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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