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Female Hair Covering at Home

Question and Answer:

Q. What is shariath ruling on covering female hair? When they at home can they keep it uncovered?

(There may be grammatical and spelling errors in the above question. Questions are published as received)

A. A female’s hair is part of her Aurah (Satr) which should be concealed in the presence of non-Mahram males or when she is out of her home.

She may leave her hair exposed within her home as long as no non-Mahram males are present.

And Allah Knows Best

Mufti Suhail Tarmahomed

Fatwa Department
Jamiatul Ulama (KZN)

Council of Muslim Theologians

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