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Unmarried Muslim Girl as Live-in Helper


Assalamu aleykum,

I have the following question: I am married with three children. My husband is a long distance driver. I am going to have a surgery soon and will need help for couple months after the surgery with the kids. I will not be allowed to lift anything heavy, so I need help around the clock. Because my husband cannot stay home for 2 months and he will be most of the time away and only rarely coming home for a day or two, we were thinking of hiring a live-in nanny to help.

Is it allowed for a muslim girl to live with us, considering I will always be home and my husband will rarely come home, and whenever he does come we will make sure they are never left alone in the house?

Thank you


Yes, it is permissible.

Kumail Rajani