WHY BANGLADESHI AND PAKISTANI WOMEN FACE CULTURAL AND PRACTICAL BARRIERS TO WORK
- Explaining trends and patterns of immigrants' partner choice in Britain. Muttarak, Raya // Zeitschrift fÃ¼r Familienforschung - Journal of Familiy Research;2010, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p37
Based on the 1988-2006 General Household Survey (N=121,934), this paper investigates trends and patterns of partnership formation of immigrants in Britain and explains underlying factors influencing partner choice. The key questions are: 1) whom do the immigrants of different gender, generation...
- WE NEED TO ENGAGE. // Adults Learning;Dec2006, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p6
The article reports that the number of Bangladeshi and Pakistani 18-year-olds in England and Wales not in work, education or training has more than doubled from 2004 to 2006. The Liberal Democrat education spokeswoman, Sarah Teather, warned the government that it needed to engage more with the...
- Week in NUMBERS. // Mortgage Strategy;2/11/2015, p22
The article presents numerical trivia regarding the mortgage industry such as the proportion of women considering themselves as the breadwinner in UK, and the percentage of British adults grocery shopping in two times a week.
- Stand up for women. Pearce, Nick // Nursery World (Haymarket Business Publications Ltd);5/14/2012, Vol. 112 Issue 4291, p12
The article argues against the impact of public spending cuts in Great Britain for the unemployment rate of women and on the challenge for Laura Trott, special adviser on women of Great Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron, to address the issue.
- More Women Needed In IT! // Software World;Sep2010, Vol. 41 Issue 5, p24
The article reports on a survey which reveals that majority of the information technology (IT) organisations in Great Britain are not providing enough effort to attract women into IT profession amidst the assumed scarcity of women workforce in the said industry.
- Understanding influences on smoking in Bangladeshi and Pakistani adults: community based, qualitative study. Bush, Judith; White, Martin; Kai, Joe; Rankin, Judith; Bhopal, Raj // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);5/3/2003, Vol. 326 Issue 7396, p962
Abstract Objective: To gain detailed understanding of influences on smoking behaviour in Bangladeshi and Pakistani communities in the United Kingdom to inform the development of effective and culturally acceptable smoking cessation interventions. Design: Qualitative study using community...
- Pakistani and Bangladeshi staff face barriers at work. // Personnel Today;9/5/2006, p8
The article reports that Pakistani and Bangladeshi workers face numerous barriers to finding employment in Great Britain. Poor English language skills, unsuitable skillsets and cultural differences were some reasons for unemployment. Institute for Employment Studies report, found that racial and...
- Mind the gap. Aldridge, Fiona; Tuckett, Alan // Adults Learning;Jun2006, Vol. 17 Issue 10, p29
The article highlights the results of a survey on the participation of Bangladeshi and Pakistani in adult learning, conducted by the National Institute of Adult Continuing Education. Participation overall among Bangladeshi adults is 40% against 64% for the adult population overall. According to...
- A learning holiday. Jackson, Nan // Literacy Today;Sep2003, Issue 36, p10
Explains how a family learning pack developed by Rochdale Partnership Education Service in Rochdale, England, has enabled Pakistani and Bangladeshi parents to work with their children during extended visits to their home country. Items included in the holiday bag that each family takes with...