UK: British Muslim women unwanted

UK: British Muslim women unwanted

According to a study in Belgium, both girls and boys in the Moroccan-Belgian community preferred a partner from Morocco over a fellow 2nd generation immigrant. The boys because they wanted a subservient traditional girl, and the girls because they didn't want a boy who wanted a subservient traditional girl.

According to this radio show, this is not the case in the UK.

"Home Grown", broadcast on Radio 4. Available online just until the end of the week.

Yasmeen Khan investigates the growing trend among second-generation British Asian men to bypass British Asian women and instead marry women from their parents' native countries, often leading to culture shock, unhappiness and divorce - and a generation of unmarried British Asian women.

Source: BBC (English)

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