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The Woman Who Is Severely Beaten By Her Husband Has The Right To Ask For A Khul'ah

April 12th, 2016
Shaykh Fu’aad al-‘Amri
Asked on Istiqamah Hajj & Umrah Beginning of Rajab 1437/ Friday April 8th 2016
Abu Yusuf Khaleefah

Shaykh Fu’aad al-‘Amri was asked...

Is it permissible for a woman who has been beaten by her husband to the point that she has been hospitalized to seek a Khul'ah?

Yes it is permissible for her to do so because this situation constitutes bad and harmful living conditions. She would give back the dowry and be released from the marriage by way of the Khul'ah. Rather, if she was in a place where there's an Islamic Judge, the judge would dissolve the marriage due to this abuse...