Emily Dugan

Emily Dugan is Social Affairs Editor 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. Her first book, 'Finding Home: Real Stories of Migrant Britain', is published by Icon Books on 2 July

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Migrant Voice’s director Nazek Ramadan came to Britain after fleeing civil war in Lebanon in the 1980s

Nazek Ramadan interview: 'If a politician is blaming migrants, lots of people will believe this'

Campaigner with one of the organisations behind ‘I Am An Immigrant’ posters alarmed at Ukip’s rhetoric

Private rented accommodation accounts for around 4.2 million households

Ukip housing spokesman Andrew Charalambous earns £800,000 – in housing benefit

Britain's wealthiest private landlords being paid millions in housing benefit despite social housing being cut

The top 1 per cent are now 100 per cent better off than a decade ago, their collective wealth having increased from £250bn in 2005

Top one per cent of earners twice as rich as ten years ago

The top 1 per cent are now 100 per cent better off than a decade ago, their collective wealth having increased from £250bn in 2005

Janner was an MP in 1991 when he was accused of child abuse by the paedophile Frank Beck

Lord Janner prosecution: NSPCC head demands that child abuse case against Labour peer be reopened

Lord Janner will not stand trial, despite there being enough evidence to charge him with 22 child sex offences, because of the severity of his dementia

Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka is the head of UN Women and former deputy president of South Africa

Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka: Home can be the unsafest place for women

The architect of the HeForShe movement and head of UN Women on the world's failure to combat domestic violence

Syrian refugee Hanan in Coventry with her four-year-old son Sami

Syrian woman who almost drowned in the Mediterranean urges UK to help migrants

A mother who fled war-torn Syria and cheated death to find refuge in Coventry explains why the UK must stop more migrants drowning in the Med

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Living near a park closes the gap between the rich and the poor, study claims

The research concluded that countries could use green space to help reduce socioeconomic inequalities

Mustafa Kemal Mustafa earned up to £12,000 a month from housing benefit

Ex-cage fighter rogue landlord crammed up to 40 tenants in five-bedroom house

Mustafa Kemal Mustafa was paid up to £12,000 a month in housing benefit

The offence of possession of an extreme pornographic image was introduced in 2008 and has resulted in more than 5,500 prosecutions, the majority for clips of bestiality.

Revenge porn law 'will not help victims,' say campaigners

Experts believe lots of cases will fall through the net, and that putting perpetrators on the Sex Offenders Register would be a better deterrent

Despite the controversy it caused, Mile Cyrus' 'Wrecking Ball' video won multiple awards

Sexually explicit music videos should get ratings, poll reveals

More than 70 per cent also thought regulation should also be applied to sexual material in print and online publications

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