Sunder Katwala on diversity: “having your own rights is about respecting the rights of others…”

A British Future conversation about identity from Pakistan Calling on Vimeo. As part of the Pakistan Calling project, second generation Corkman, Sunder Sunder Katwala Director of British Future… talking about the discomfort that people feel about living together: ‘Can we agree the rules of how we are getting along? Freedom of religion is the absolute fundamental right of British society, as is the freedom not to believe. And so having your own rights is about respecting the rights of others. …

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Friday Thread: Lessons from Pakistan on building and integrating education…

Pakistan is a country of 180 million people, that’s a 100 times the size of Northern Ireland. Unlike Ireland, north and south, its never had the infrastructure or the cultural inclination to prioritise mass education. Only half their kids actually go to school. But like Ireland, again north and south, there is a high reliance on religious schooling to deliver what education actually exists. As Anwar notes in the introduction to this video: If you walk down any street in …

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