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Her two chaperoning brothers make a place for her on the sofa. She has not been outside Pakistan nor, aside from a brief meeting as teenagers, had she seen her English-born husband Shabaz before they were married by arrangement of their families last summer.
‘In 2010, Shabaz’s mother called my father about agreeing an engagement. The minimum time is about six months.’That was a world away from Shaista’s tumbledown neighbourhood — typical of where so many of these stories begin in the settlements along the Grand Trunk Road, that fabled highway that runs 1,500 miles from modern-day Bangladesh, through India and Pakistan to the Afghan capital Kabul.
; also known as Pakistani British people or Pakistani Britons) are citizens or residents of the United Kingdom whose ancestral roots lie in Pakistan.
This includes people born in the UK who are of Pakistani descent, and Pakistani-born people who have migrated to the UK.
The men were taxi drivers, takeaway workers and a religious teacher aged between 24 and 59, many of them married with children of their own too.
Since then, much has been written by the British press both the tabloid and broadsheets alike and various investigations have been launched into why these vulnerable girls from “chaotic” and “council estate” backgrounds were let down.
At first, I thought this would probably involve a ‘group of lads’ but when I saw their faces I was rendered speechless.
British Pakistanis are the second largest ethnic minority population in the United Kingdom and also make up the second largest subgroup of British Asians.
In addition, they are one of the largest overseas Pakistani communities, similar in number to the Pakistani diaspora in Saudi Arabia.
I instantly dismissed his condescending sweeping generalisations and thought no more of it. I was forced to think about his observations after the lid was taken off a grotesque can of worms.
Last week, nine men mostly of Pakistani origin were sentenced by a court in Liverpool for sexually exploiting and systematically abusing underage vulnerable white school girls.