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 3 months ago

If the woman is virgin (never married before) she will need permission of her father or paternal grand father for her marriage. If her father is refusing suitable proposals with out valid reason, she will have the right to get married with a suitable believer to protect herself from falling in Haraam.

If she was married before, she will not then need permission from her father for marriage.