The Messenger of Allah (may peace be upon him) said:
“If any one of you (women) attends the mosque,
let her not put on perfume .”
Narrated by Muslim
Women are allowed to go out to the mosque according to the following rulings:
1- That there is no risk of them tempting others or being tempted
2- That their attendance will not lead to anything that is forbidden according to sharee’ah
3- That they do not jostle with men in the street or in the mosque
4- That they should go out not wearing perfume
5- That they should go out wearing hijab, not making a wanton display of their adornment
6- A door should be set aside in the mosque just for women to enter and exit, as mentioned in the hadeeth narrated in Sunan Abi Dawood and elsewhere.
7- The women’s rows should be behind the men
8- The best rows for women are those at the back, unlike the case for men
9- If the imam makes any mistake in his prayer, men should say “Subhan Allaah!” and women should clap
10-The women should leave the mosque before the men, and the men should wait until the women have dispersed to their homes, as mentioned in the hadeeth of Umm Salamah (may Allaah be pleased with her)
in Saheeh al-Bukhaari and elsewhere.
Conditions of women going out to the mosque
May Allaah bless our Prophet Muhammad and his family
and companions, and those who follow them in truth.