Procedure for asking the husband for a divorce

Q: I need to know whether in Islam a woman can ask for divorce from her husband when things become so difficult for her to bear? If yes, what is the procedure? If no, what can she do?

A: Refer to and

And Allah Ta'ala (الله تعالى) knows best.


Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)