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Throughout Islam, there is a lot of attention on women travelling alone, with attitudes varying significantly. Indeed, there's several questions on this site relating to women travelling alone:

However, there seems to be minimal attention given to men travelling alone, so I'm curious about this imbalance.

Question: How do the rules for men travelling alone and women travelling alone differ?

Islam Q&A says that the Prophet "forbade [travelling alone] in several ahaadeeth" without making reference to one's gender (although there is nuance to their post). I also found this post:

In times of insecurity and war, in long journeys, the Prophet, pbuh, ordained that a woman should travel with her husband or a male relative. This was meant to help the woman and to provide security, not to put the woman under the control of her husband... -- Kaukab Siddique, New Trend Mag, 2009.

I'm not sure what to make of this.

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    The main reason for this "No attention" for males is that they are supposed to be stronger and able to defend themselves. However there is a kind of recommendation to travel as a group and to declare a "leader" (Amir) of the group, which seems to have a basis in sunnah! The rest of your question seem to require Ijtihad! – Medi1Saif Nov 14 '16 at 8:24

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