Dexter Dias QC is an award-winning international human rights lawyer who has acted in some of the most high-profile cases in recent years involving freedom of expression, murder, crimes against humanity, terrorism, FGM and genocide. He is a prize-winning scholar of Cambridge University, where he remains a Visiting Researcher, and was recently Visiting Fellow at Harvard. His bestselling book The Ten Types of Human is based on his research into the interface between human rights and human psychology. He was chief author of a report to Parliament that helped change the law on FGM to better safeguard thousands of at-risk girls in the UK. He is Special Adviser on human rights to UNICEF UK, and Chair of the Global Media Campaign to End FGM. He is advising the UN on a global social justice project around Sustainable Development Goal 5, Gender Equality, and is co-presenter and co-creator of The 100 Types of Human podcast. Twitter: @DexterDiasQC. In this exclusive interview, I speak to Dexter about the concept of race, and the reality of racism in our society.
On Race: A Conversation with Dexter Dias QC