Is a step father a mahram for one’s daughter?

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Q: My friend got divorced 8-9 years ago. Now she is going to marry again. She has a daughter who is now 8 years old. She wants to know what does Islam say about her daughter’s relation with her husband to be. Will he be a mahram or non mahram for her daughter once she gets married to him?


A: He will be a mahram.

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


Answered by:

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.