Rules regarding Looking at non – Mahram
2442. It is Haraam for man to look at the body and the hair of the Non – Mahram women or at the body of the girl who has not yet completed nine years of her age, but can discern between good and evil, and which could possibly create sexual excitement, regardless of whether it is with the intention of pleasure or not. It is also Haraam to look at the faces and the hands of such women with the intention of pleasure, and as per precautionary measures, one should not look at their faces or arms even without such an intention. Similarly, it is Haraam for a woman to look at the body of Non – Mahram man.
2443. There is no harm, if a person looks at the faces and the hands of Non – Muslim women, provided that it does not lead to sinful act or sexual pleasure, and excitement.
2444. Woman should conceal her body and hair from a man who is Non – Mahram, and as per obligatory precaution, she should conceal herself even from a minor boy who is able to discern between good and evil, and could probably be sexually excited.
2445. It is Haraam to look at the private parts of another person or a child who can discern between good and evil, even if it is seen behind the glass or reflected in the mirror, or clean water etc. However, wife and her husband can look at the entire body of each other.
2446. If a man and woman who are Mahram of each other, do not have the intention of sexual pleasure, they can see the entire body of each other, even though the precautionary measure is that they should avoid looking at the area between the navel and knees.
2447. A man should not look at the body of another man with the intention of sexual excitement, and also, it is Haraam for a woman to look at the body of another woman with the intention of sexual excitement.
2448. A man should not take a picture of a Non – Mahram woman, and if he recognizes a Non – Mahram woman, he should not look at her photograph, especially when it is subjected to exposure and corruption.
2449. If a woman wants to give an enema to another woman, or to a man other than her husband, or to clean her/his private parts with water, she should cover her hand with such a thing that her hand would not touch the private parts of the other woman or man. And the same applies to a man who wants to give an enema to another man or a woman other than his wife, or to clean his/her private parts with water.
2450. If a male doctor inevitably has to treat a Non – Mahram woman, and the male doctor must look at her to be able to treat her, or to touch her for that matter, there is no objection. However, if he can treat her by looking at her, he should not touch her body, and if he can treat her by touching her body, he should not look at her.
2451. If a person is obliged to look at the private parts of a patient for his/her medical treatment, there is no harm in it.