Forced marriages

Q: How to deal with forced marriages Islamically?

A: It is not permissible to force a girl to marry someone she is unhappy to marry. Generally, many problems are witnessed in these types of marriages which many a time lead to the breakdown of the marriage.

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


Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)