From what age should a boy begin making purda from females?

Q: At what age should I teach my son to observe purdah from na-mahram females? He is 11 and we live in joint family system.

A: You should teach him immediately that he should begin observing purdah.

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


Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)