The lesson from the jobseeker rejected for wearing a headscarf

The lesson from the jobseeker rejected for wearing a headscarf

The extent of race inequality in the UK has been exposed in a new Government report, which has found ‘entrenched’ disparities between life outcomes across different ethnicities.

One female jobseeker, Shazia Khan from Birmingham, told the BBC how race inequality has affected her life chances. She says that she was only successful in a job interview after she removed her headscarf, which she wears for religious reasons.

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