Aisha Uddin
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Young British convert: 'I'm proud to be Muslim'

There is a growing number of people converting to Islam in the UK, according to a study by Swansea University.

The majority are said to be white and female, like 22-year-old Aisha Uddin.

She spoke to BBC News about how she came to change her name from Laura and follow the Muslim faith.

You can hear more on this story on Asian Network Reports which broadcasts weekdays at 1230 and 1800 GMT or listen again on the BBC iPlayer

  • 04 Jan 2011
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