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Ref. No. 957

I want to know if a muslim woman can do the job or not? what are the conditions? what kind of job she can do and can't? if she wears Hijab and goes to her job, it is ok according to Islamic law? Rayees J&K
asked May 7, 2014 in Business & employment by mdasad123
edited Sep 2, 2014 by Darul Ifta

1 Answer

Ref. No. 934 Alif

In the name of Allah the Most Gracious the Most Merciful

The answer to your question is as follows:

Islam directs that a woman is primarily meant to remain in her home. But she may go out for her dire needs. And if she goes out, she must observe full hijab with covering face, not talk to men without severe need and do not have mixing with men etc. If a Muslim woman works with these conditions, she may be allowed to do job outside her home.

And Allah Knows Best

Darul Ifta

Darul Uloom Waqf Deoband

answered May 17, 2014 by Darul Ifta
edited Sep 2, 2014 by Darul Ifta
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