Sayyed Mohammad Al-Musawi, Sayyed Mohammad al-Musawi is originally from Iraq and heads up the World Ahlul Bayt Islamic League in London. Other than being involved in various humanitarian projects, he frequently responds to... Answered 1 year ago

If her marriage is the first marriage, then she needs the permission
or consent or approval of her father or her paternal grand-father. If
the father or the paternal grand-father refused to approve the
marriage for reasons which are not based on Islamic teachings and she
wants to get married to a suitable believer man who can help her to
preserve her religion and dignity, she will be permitted to get
married to such a suitable believer man to save herself from falling into
sinful act.