Covering only from the stomach till the knee in front of one’s brother

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by

Q: Can a sister wear a dress which is covered from her stomach to the knee in front of her own brother only?


A: She must avoid doing this. This is shameful behaviour.

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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