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Ethnic minority academics speak out over unfair pay

Image caption Pragya Agrawal discovered by accident that she was being paid less than white male colleagues on lower grades More than a dozen ethnic minority academics from UK universities have come forward with allegations…

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Minority take up ‘life-saving’ free health check

Image copyright Science Photo Library Image caption Monitoring blood pressure is part of the free health check Fewer than half of people eligible for a NHS health check in England have taken up the offer,…


Ethnic minority academics earn less than white colleagues

Image caption The pay gap left Meenakshi Sarkar feeling depressed and devalued When Meenakshi Sarkar landed a job as a teaching fellow at Leeds University after a successful career in business in India, she was…


Ethnic minority consultants ‘paid less’ than white colleagues

Image copyright Getty Images Senior ethnic minority doctors in the NHS are paid less than their white counterparts, research suggests. A study in the British Medical Journal found black and minority ethnic (BME) consultants on…


Educate children to tackle ethnic minority donor crisis, MPs say

Image copyright Getty Images School pupils should learn about organ and blood donation to help tackle of the “silent crisis” of a lack of ethnic minority donors in England, a group of Labour MPs has…


Should BAME be ditched as a term for black, Asian and minority ethnic people?

Image copyright Getty Images It’s a term often used by politicians, officials and the media – including the BBC – but does anyone in real life ever refer to themselves as BME (Black and Minority…


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