Understanding prejudice in the East African Asian community

How did the South Asian community even end up in East Africa? North Indian labourers, most notably the Gujarati community, were sent to British territories during the 1890’s to help build the Kenya-Uganda railway and with other building projects.

Since then, more south Asian communities migrated and settled in across east Africa.

How has prejudice in the East African Asian community developed?

How has this prejudice spread even wider to Black and Asian communities globally?

Even if we understand prejudice, is it ethical to address it within a therapeutic setting?

There is a lack of literature on how we address prejudice, let alone in specific contexts. We provide context on how prejudice in the East African Asian community could have developed. We also provide guidance on how we can address prejudice ethically within therapy.

Read the guide below to learn more.

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