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Q: Is it permissible to make a tube ligation for a married man to prevent him from giving children, knowing that the man already has children and he is suffering from difficult economic conditions? Remark: He may later have an operation to reopen the tubes. 

A: Permanent sterilization is prohibited, but, ligating the tubes in which they may be reopened later to enable the man to fertilize the ova is not prohibited, unless if this requires showing the private parts in conditions that are unnecessary or uncritical. It seems that the one who is asking this question is neither in a critical health situation nor in an extremely bad condition.