Emily Dugan is social affairs correspondent for The Independent, i and Independent on Sunday. She was previously a news reporter for The Independent on Sunday. Her investigations into human trafficking have twice been awarded Best Investigative Article at the Anti-Slavery Day Media Awards and her human rights journalism was shortlisted for the Gaby Rado Memorial prize at the 2012 Amnesty Media Awards.
Ahmadiyya Muslims: British convention of a religious minority persecuted abroad spreads a message of love and peace
31 August 2014 07:56 PM
More than 30,000 Ahmadis listened to their caliph preach the ‘true teachings of Islam’
31 August 2014 12:00 AM
29 August 2014 05:49 PM
A British woman has been held captive in the Democratic Republic of Congo because her family wanted to “cure her of her gayness”, her friends allege.
22 August 2014 12:00 AM
TUC research will be damaging to David Cameron
21 August 2014 05:36 PM
Councils struggling to cover social housing needs
19 August 2014 07:16 PM
The specialist children’s counsellor finds herself stuck in a seemingly unending struggle to remain in the UK the Australian is as frustrated by court delays as she is with the idiosyncrasies of immigration law
15 August 2014 02:36 PM
Oliver is top – but different spellings of Muhammad makes it the most common
14 August 2014 05:32 PM
The proportion of rape cases referred by police for prosecution is at its lowest level since records began, Parliamentary research has revealed.
13 August 2014 05:45 PM
Soaring numbers of sick or disabled people are being punished by having their benefits taken away in a Government crackdown that experts say is pushing the most vulnerable in society to destitution.
Stephanie Bottrill, who blamed the bedroom tax for her suicide, had history of depression, inquest hears
12 August 2014 06:23 PM
A woman who left suicide notes to her family blaming the bedroom tax for making her want to end her life was under “considerable anxiety and stress”, an inquest has found.
Robin Williams Emmys tribute led by Billy Crystal criticised for including 'racist' joke about Muslim woman
Rotherham child sex abuse scandal: Labour Home Office to be probed over what Tony Blair's government knew - and when
The Rotherham child abuse scandal is a tale of apologists, misogyny and double standards
What do immigrants really think of Britain? Polish immigrant's Reddit post goes viral
Do you realise just how foolish the UK looks?
With Douglas Carswell joining Ukip, my party has taken another giant step forward
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- 2 Perez Hilton apologises for Jennifer Lawrence nude photo leak
- 3 A teacher speaks out: 'I'm effectively being forced out of a career that I wanted to love'
- 4 Mexican woman becomes world’s 'oldest person' at 127
- 5 Isis terror threat: Leading British Muslims issue fatwa condemning terror group