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Forced marriages
Question:

Is it permissible to force one's daughter to marry someone she is not pleased with?
Answer:

Her father cannot force her, nor can her mother force her to marry even if the both of them (i.e. mother and father) are pleased with his practice of the religion

Shaykh `Abdur-Rahmaan as-Sa`dee
Al Majmoo'ah As-Sa'diyah vol. 7 p 349
Translated by Abu Hakeem Bilal Davis
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