A male doctor examining a woman to verify her virginity
Q 1: What is
the ruling on medically examining the virginity of a girl by a male or female physician to get a virginity certificate?
First, it is permissible if there is a need, as to prove that the girl is not guilty of a charge or to prove that a defendant is innocent; otherwise, this will not be permissible.Second, if necessary, the check-up should be made by a Muslim female physician, if available; otherwise, a non-Muslim female can do it. If this is not available, a Muslim male doctor can do it in the presence of a Mahram (spouse or permanently unmarriageable relative).May Allah grant us success. May peace and blessings be upon our Prophet Muhammad, his family, and Companions.