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50 shades of brown: The continuing stigma surrounding skin colour in British Asian communities, Notebook

50 shades of brown: The continuing stigma surrounding skin colour in British Asian communities

The saying “Beauty is only skin deep” has yet to register with many British South Asians. The view that fairness is synonymous with beauty is often peddled in the UK’s Asian community and in most cases, it’s the girls who bear the brunt of such racial snobbery.

By | Notebook | Friday, 11 October 2013 at 4:00 am

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