Educated Muslim women much less likely to be in professional jobs than white women
Muslim women are much less likely to be in professional jobs than white women, even when they are as well educated, new research shows.
The full extent of the disadvantages facing Muslim women in the UK jobs market are revealed by research presented at the British Sociological Association’s annual conference in Birmingham today [Thursday 7 April 2016]
Dr Nabil Khattab, of the Doha Institute for Graduate Studies, Qatar, told the conference that he analysed survey data on 245,000 women in the UK, 8,400 of them Muslim. Read more>