Can a woman look at a man

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Fatwa ID: 02056

Answered by Mufti Mohammed Tosir Miah


Can a woman look at a man



There are two situations regarding your question. If a woman looks at a man with desire and lust then that will be haram.

However, if a woman looks at a man without any desire then according to Imam Abu Hanifa raḥimahullāh (may Allāh have mercy upon him) there is nothing wrong with this and this is permissible because it was proven that Saaidah Aaisha raḍyAllāhu 'anha (may Allāh be pleased with her) watched the Ethiopians when they were playing in the mosque. (Durre Mandhuud p.161 v.6)

Only Allah Knows Best

Mohammed Tosir Miah

Darul Ifta Birmingham.

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