Translated, this fatwā reads as follows:
According to Islamic law, which of the spouses, who are separated because of incompatibility and by divorce, has the right to protect, educate and restrain their child?
Answer: According to Islam, the right to protect, educate and restrain these children belongs to the mother until the boy reaches the age of 7, and the girl 9.
See also in Kitab-ı Fıkhiyye.
23 November 1992
Mufti of Komotini
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