women

Are women obliged to keep long hair?

Question: I’ve been asked this question and I want to raise it here for it to be answered if possible: are women obliged to keep long hair?   Is it not allowed for a woman to cut her hair?  Some have said that one points of reasoning behind this is, is that it would cover their awra’ on the day of judgement. Answer:  No on both counts. Reasoning: The cited reasoning

photo of a grave yard called garden of peace

Q   Is it prohibited (ḥarām) for a woman to attend/follow a funeral procession?  What is the position also in relation to visiting the graves or graveyard? Answer   There is no prohibition on either count.  Neither is there a restriction that prevents women from either attending the funeral procession or visiting the graves. Reasoning   Accompanying this question was a short-written submission which purported to outline a prohibition on