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IslamQA: On men and women having a partition between them at mosques

Salam Brother! What is your stance on men and women having a partition in mosques? If yes, why should they have one?

The partition is not necessary, but it can be helpful in reducing unnecessary contact between the sexes. It is not a matter having to do with rights and freedoms. It is about creating an atmosphere that is best suited for focusing on worshiping God. Partitioning can help remove a potential source of distraction, so it is something that both men and women can like and appreciate.

And God knows best.
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