Attending a family reunion where there is a mixed gathering

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1. My husband’s family is having a huge family reunion with no separation of men and women for an entire weekend. Is it wrong of me not to accompany him? Is it ethical for him to attend? He sees nothing wrong in the idea. 


A: It is compulsory for you not to accompany him. You will be sinful if you accompany him.

As above.

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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