A unmarriageable kin with whom sexual intercourse would be considered incestuous and a punishable taboo.

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How do unmarried women with no mahram go on a pilgrimage to Mecca?

A pilgramage to Mecca is one of the five pillars of Islam, considered mandatory for both men and women. However, Mecca is in Saudi Arabia, a country which enforces strict rules on the behaviour of ...
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Living with fathee in law after khulla

A man is married but does not financially support his wife. He flirts and is interested in other women and his affairs became public. He lives of his wife and uses her for his own survival. Also ...
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Why are women not allowed to go out alone even in today's society?

Men are allowed to go out to anywhere they like and at anytime they wish. Women on the other hand are restricted and can only go out with a mahram by their side. I understand that this is because men ...
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Umrah condition for women of age 50 years

My mother is planning to perform Umrah but she could not travel with her Mahram. My mother will travel to Makkah from Pakistan and her brother from UK and then they will perform Umrah together. Does ...
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is the wife of the brother of my grandmother a mahram?

Is the wife of my granduncle(the brother of my mother's mother) a mahram? This photo doesn't go into detail.
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Who can be a mahram for hajj?

Can a person who is my paternal cousin (my father's sister's son), who has married to my younger sister, also the person is elder to me, be a mahram for me to perform hajj. I understand the person ...
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What is the Islamic ruling regarding a girl studying abroad?

Does Islam permits a Muslim girl to go abroad/overseas and study in the absence of a maharem?
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Can a man marry his mother's sister-in-law? [duplicate]

Can a man marry his mother's sister-in-law if she is divorced?
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How many times should a woman suckle her adopted child to become mahram?

After knowing that, if a couple adopts a child, the child will still be non-mahram for the woman if it was a boy or vice-versa for her husband. Alhamdulillah these restrictions will not be applied, ...
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Are the children of your cousins also mehram like the ones of your own blood siblings?

My elder sister observes parda (hijab) strictly even from the children of our cousin. Someone told to us that they are mahrams as they are your nephews and Islam has declared them as mahrams, which a ...
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Can a Muslim woman study abroad without a mahram?

Can a Muslim woman travel and study overseas without a mahram? Like to pursue her masters or on university exchange. Can her husband prevent her from going if he isn't comfortable with her going?
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Is father-in-Law non-mahram according to Islam?

If a young woman gets married outside family, does she has to observe full hijab in front of her father-in-law. Is he Mahram? That would mean she has to hide her face from her father-in-Law all times ...
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Is the brother in law (sister's husband) a mahram in Islam?

I recently came upon mahrams in Islam. I know that some of the mahrams are clearly mentioned in the Quran as Allah says in Surat al-Noor (24:31): Sahih International And tell the believing ...