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What is the responsibility of a son to his mother and a brother to his sister if she is a widow?

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by TheMufti.com

Q. What is the responsibility of a son to his mother and a brother to his sister if she is a widow?


A. Islam teaches us to be caring, kind and generous to our family members, especially ones close family members.

As a son, it his responsibility to ensure the wellbeing and comfort of his mother especially if she is a widow.

As a brother, it is also his responsibility to ensure the wellbeing and comfort of his sister/sisters if they are not married. If they are married, it is the responsibility of their husbands to do so.

Allah Ta’ala Knows Best

Mufti Ismaeel Bassa

This answer was collected from TheMufti.com, which is a fatwa portal managed by Mufti Ismaeel Bassa from South Africa.

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