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www.weforum.org: Black Lives Matter – for Pakistan's Sheedi community too

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• Pakistan has the largest African immigrant population in all of South Asia, known as the Sheedi community.

Many see it as a form of bullying, something that has kept the Sheedi community from progressing, and a public backlash is beginning to build.

The groundbreaking election of the first Black Pakistani to parliament in 2018, Tanzeela Qambrani, was marred by dissent, including the resignation of a fellow party member.

Image: @southasians4blacklivesPakistani people in the US: the ‘model minority’There are clearly parallels between the mistreatment of Black Americans and Pakistani Sheedis.

It is increasingly clear that new workplace technologies and practices can be leveraged to significantly improve diversity, equity and inclusion outcomes.

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