People with 'Muslim-sounding names' three times less likely to receive job offer, Islamophobia report finds

The Muslim Council of Britain have released a far-reaching report on Islamophobia, extensively documenting discrimination experienced by Muslims at all levels of society, with recommendations for the UK government. The report, titled “Defining Islamophobia: A contemporary understanding of how expressions of Muslimness are targeted” discusses discrimination faced by Muslims in the public sphere, including in schools, universities, in political parties and in workplaces, as well as other areas in British society. The MCB found that a job seeker with an English-sounding name was offered three tim…

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