Travelling without a mahram

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by

Q: Can a wife travel, say from South Africa to India , with two minor kids, without any mahram?


A: It is not permissible in Islam for a woman to travel for the distance of 78 km or more without a mahram. For further details refer to

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


Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)