Charlotte Philby is a writer at The Independent with a weekly column on motherhood in The Independent Magazine. She was shortlisted for the 2013 Cudlipp award for excellence in popular journalism for her undercover investigative work, and writes for various cultural magazines.
28 May 2013 12:00 AM
A woman's friendship circle almost doubles when she has children, research shows. But bonding at the baby swings has pitfalls as well as pleasures, says Charlotte Philby
27 May 2013 06:30 PM
All Malala Yousafzai wanted was education, for herself and other girls. For that, she was sought out and gunned down. Now she is a global icon
27 May 2013 12:00 AM
Staff forced to handle such magazines could take legal action against employers
26 May 2013 06:42 PM
Lesbian couple took vows at Leeds registry office earlier this month before immediately applying for political asylum, it is claimed
23 May 2013 07:23 PM
His poetry about the failings of the school system has struck a surprising chord online. He tells Charlotte Philby why
22 May 2013 06:57 PM
Stepping up its relentless campaign against casual misogyny, the Everyday Sexism Project, which documents “everyday experiences of sexism to prove how bad the problem is and create solidarity”, is taking on one of the world’s most prolific companies in its bid to tackle gender-based discrimination.
20 May 2013 07:56 PM
The two men fear that vocal opposition to same-sex marriage is legitimising homophobia
Sex in prisons: Campaigners warn of culture of denial over sexual relationships between inmates as new commission publishes report
06 May 2013 05:47 PM
The first Commission into Sex in Prisons has drawn attention to a rarely reported issue
05 May 2013 09:42 PM
The Monday Interview: Karren Brady shattered the glass ceiling and is determined to help others join her at the top of British business
29 April 2013 12:00 AM
The mother of Stephen Lawrence is making a renewed televised appeal for fresh witnesses to come forward 20 years after her teenage son was murdered in a racist attack.
9 reasons Greece's experiment with the radical left is doomed to failure
'We would evict Queen from Buckingham Palace and allocate her council house,' say Greens
Greece elections: Syriza and EU on collision course after election win for left-wing party
British Muslim school children suffering a backlash of abuse following Paris attacks
British grandmother Lindsay Sandiford faces execution by firing squad in Indonesia
Liberal Democrat minister defends comments suggesting immigration causes pub closures
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