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Working as a gynecologist

Fatwaa ID: 2080

Question:
Is it permissible for a woman to work as a gynecologist

Answer:
In the Name of Allaah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.
As-salaamu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullaahi wa-barakaatuh.

It is permissible for a woman to become and work as a gynecologist. It goes without saying that she will have to adhere to the laws of hijaab and inter-gender interactions at all times while on the job. She must remain professional in her interactions with the patients. She may only look and/or touch as needed.

And Allaah Ta’aala knows best.
Mufti Muajul I. Chowdhury
Darul Iftaa New York
https://askthemufti.us/

07/20/1445 AH – 02/01/2024 CE | 797

وصل اللهم وسلم وبارك على سيدنا محمد وعلى ءاله وصحبه أجمعين

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