The impact of COVID-19 on Rochdale’s Pakistani communities

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The findings of the PaCCT project were shared with the policy audiences through a Policy@Manchester blog post.

Period20 Jul 2021

Media contributions


Media contributions

  • TitleThe impact of COVID-19 on Rochdale’s Pakistani communities
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletPolicy@Manchester
    Media typeWeb
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
    DescriptionThe COVID-19 pandemic has brought to light increased health risks among groups labelled Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME), exposing many stark inequalities. Lockdown measures are impacting all aspects of life, but differentially impacting students and families from disadvantaged areas. Here, Dr Sophina Choudry, Professor Erica Burman, Professor Julian Williams, Sidra Iftikhar and Dr Yasmeen Jaina Bharkhda from the Manchester Institute of Education report on the findings of their recent project focusing on the needs of members of the Pakistani communities in Rochdale.
    PersonsSophina Choudry, Erica Burman, Julian Williams, Sidra Iftikhar, Jaina Bharkhda

Research Beacons, Institutes and Platforms

  • Global inequalities