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Saudi Arabia’s latest decision to permit women to live independently without a male guardian opens the door for many Egyptian women to pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia by themselves.  However, experts confirmed to Akhbār al-Yawm that according to Egyptian law, women younger than 40 years are obliged to...
Director of the Egyptian Center for Women’s Rights Nihād Abū al-Qumṣān said that Shaykh of al-Azhar Aḥmad al-Ṭayyib’s statements on women’s rights are like an ʿĪd al-Fiṭr gift to women.
Grand Imam and Shaykh of al-Azhar Aḥmad al-Ṭayyib has weighed in on several women’s issues that are being studied and reviewed at al-Azhar, stressing that women possess rights whether individually or as part of a family. 
‘Abīr Salāh al- Dīn discusses a recent fatwá concerning the wife’s right to prevent her husband from traveling.
A lot of complaints have been reported recently, due to decisions forbidding travel. Many institutions have the right to impose a ban and the people affected do not get any prior notification. The EOHR interfered and they are exposing their opinion concerning this subject.
Should women, according to Islamic law, be allowed to travel abroad alone with the permit of her husband, father or brother or not? That’s the issue addressed in this article.
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