Emily Dugan is Social Affais 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. Emily is on sabbatical until March 2015
11 August 2014 12:00 AM
More than half of people in UK admit clandestine antisocial behaviour
10 August 2014 12:00 AM
10 August 2014 12:00 AM
07 August 2014 06:47 PM
Research says star names do little to raise public awareness of campaigns
06 August 2014 06:54 PM
Thousands of homeless families have been stuck in emergency accommodation for at least two years, The Independent can reveal. A chronic shortage of affordable homes in the capital is making it impossible for thousands of families to find a permanent residence so they can leave hostels or bed and breakfasts.
03 August 2014 12:00 AM
01 August 2014 07:03 PM
Preschool children should be taught about gay relationships to combat future homophobia in society, the new chief executive of Stonewall has told The Independent.
01 August 2014 06:17 PM
Stonewall’s new chief executive says most of the major legislative battles for LGBT rights have been won, but homophobia is still widespread
01 August 2014 12:00 AM
A Government compensation scheme supposed to help the families of people killed by exposure to asbestos was too heavily influenced by the insurance lobby, a parliamentary inquiry has found.
29 July 2014 07:32 PM
Simon Wood, who died last year, accused of sex attacks in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania
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
Have we reached 'peak food'? Shortages loom as global production rates slow
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
- 1 Saudi preacher who 'raped and tortured' his five -year-old daughter to death is released after paying 'blood money'
- 2 Russian girl takes her own life after parents find pornography on her computer
- 3 Kim Kardashian on Bruce Jenner's 'story': 'We support him no matter what, and I think when the time is right, he'll talk'
- 4 Ball pool for adults opens in London
- 5 Amal Clooney gives excellent response to fashion question at European Court of Human Rights