Vol. 3 No. 2 (2020): Pakistan Journal of International Affairs

Impacts of Islamophobia on Economic Condition of Muslim Women in United Kingdom: An Analytical Review

Published 2021-03-28


Islamophobia, a term, which is commonly used to elaborateirrational and unnatural hostility, hatred of Islam, fear ofMuslims, Islamic culture and discrimination against thosegroups who are practicing Islam. Islam o phobia in Europereveals itself through the attitudes and behaviours ofoneself, and the policies and practices of organizations,institutions and states. Recent few years have witnessed that International Community is becoming afraid of Muslims. 9/11 and 7/7 incidents blames were put upon Muslims. Especially this hatred in Europe changed the organizations. Policies ofUnited Kingdom are though, not against any particularethnic group or any religious community residing in UnitedKingdom but despite all facts and equality rules, economiccondition of Muslims and particularly Muslim women isnot good in United Kingdom. This research paper is particularly focusing on the discrimination against Muslim women’s economic empowerment and economic disparity. This research tends to explore the ratio of economic disparity between Muslim women and non Muslim women of United Kingdom.