'I got a job after I removed my headscarf' - UK's racial inequality exposed

'I got a job after I removed my headscarf' - UK's racial inequality exposed

A Government report has found the ‘entrenched’ racial disparities between life outcomes across different ethnicities in the UK.

One female jobseeker told the BBC how race inequality has affected her life chances. Shazia Khan, 33, from Birmingham, 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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