Should old women make purdah?

Q: Is it wajib for old women to cover their faces (through niqab), or does this obligation only exist for young and middle-aged women?


A: The obligation is for both.

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


Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)