Can a Woman Use Plastic Equipment To Fulfill Her Desire

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Fatwa ID: 05037


Answered by: Sheikh Shafiur Rahman




I wanted to know if a woman uses plastic equipment to fulfill the desire. Is it haram in Islam?



In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful




Self-masturbation (without ‘sex toys’/objects) for a man or woman is considered by the majority of Hanafi scholars to be reprehensible near haram (makruh tahrimi) except when done out of a need if there is a fear of falling into fornication or when strong sexual desires distract one from religious or worldly matters and there exists no other legitimate outlet. However, it is permissible for a husband or wife to masturbate each other as part of intimacy. (Radd al-Muhtar Vol3. Pp 371 Dar ‘Alam al-Kutub)


If a woman uses an object to masturbate herself without penetration into her inner private part then it would fall under the above ruling of self-masturbation.



Only Allah knows best

Written by Sheikh Shafiur Rahman

Checked and approved by Mufti Mohammed Tosir Miah

Darul Ifta Birmingham







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