13 Feb 2022

Spoken word artist Jaspreet Kaur on western feminism and tackling stereotypes faced by Asian women in Britain

Home Affairs Correspondent

How do you respond when your teacher constantly pronounces your name wrong or assumes that, because you wear a headscarf, you won’t want to join in certain activities?

A teacher-turned spoken word artist has written a book to tackle just this.

Jaspreet Kaur wants to shatter stereotypes for Asian girls growing up in Britain. We went along to meet the author and a group of schoolgirls from East London, to hear their experiences.