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Can an abortion take place if a woman has been raped?

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QUESTION: Can an abortion take place if a woman has been raped?

Answer: Abortion in Islam is permissible only when there is an extreme need and on condition that the procedure is done before four months of the pregnancy has passed.  As your question is regarding a case of sexual assault, Islam would regard it as a valid reason to have this procedure done.

The above mentioned Fatwā has been derived from the following authentic books.

 

Fatāwā Bazzāziyyah Vol. 6 Pg. 370

Al Raddul Muḥtār Vol. 6 Pg. 751

 

والله تعالى أعلم

And Allāh alone knows best

Mufti Razaul Haq (Al- Muhtaram)

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Ifta Faculty

Darul Uloom Zakariyya

Lenasia, JHB, S. Africa

‏الاربعاء‏، 11‏ ذو القعدة‏، 1425

Wednesday, 22 December 2004

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QUESTION:

Can an abortion take place if a woman has been raped?

Abortion in Islam is permissible only when there is an extreme need and on condition that the procedure is done before four months of the pregnancy has passed. As your question is regarding a case of sexual assault, Islam would regard it as a valid reason to have this procedure done.

The above mentioned Fatwā has been derived from the following authentic books.

Fatāwā Bazzāziyyah Vol. 6 Pg. 370

Al Raddul Muḥtār Vol. 6 Pg. 751

والله تعالى أعلم

And Allāh alone knows best

Mufti Razaul Haq (Al- Muhtaram)

__________________________

Ifta Faculty

Darul Uloom Zakariyya

Lenasia, JHB, S. Africa

‏الاربعاء‏، 11‏ ذو القعدة‏، 1425

Wednesday, 22 December 2004

 


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