Hanafi Fiqh

Aqīqah for a Person After Infancy

Answered by Shaykh Yusuf Badāt Question: I would like to ask what if aqiqah is not performed for a child till the age of maturity like 25 years of age? What should be done in such a case? Answer: Jazakumullahu Khayran/ Thank you for your question. “With every child,...

Hanafi Fiqh

Elective C-Section for Childbirth

Answered by Shaykh Yūsuf Badāt Question: I am 35 years old and 6 months pregnant with my first baby and would like to know if it is permissible to opt for an elective C-section as I am afraid of labour pains and also if I opt for an epidural then I might as well have...

Hanafi Fiqh

Transgenders and Transsexuals in Islam

Answered by Shaykh Yūsuf Badāt Question: Can you please tell me if the Qurʾān or ḥadīth (islamic source texts) mention how transsexual people should live? Is it permissible for them to change gender? Are they allowed to marry? I feel for them and do understand they...