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
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
29 July 2014 12:20 AM
Employees who have been harassed, bullied or sacked as a result of their sex or gender now have to pay £1,200 for their claim to be heard in an employment tribunal
Street preacher quoting from the Bible fined for calling homosexuality an 'abomination'
Katie Hopkins attacked me on Twitter — so I reported her to the police for inciting racial hatred
Woman filmed launching racist tirade against men on the Tube for speaking in 'own lingo'
David Cameron calls Labour 'hopeless, sneering socialists' while announcing 7-day NHS plans
Revealed: Putin's army of pro-Kremlin bloggers
Katie Hopkins reported to the police for race hatred by Labour MP Simon Danczuk after tweet about Pakistani men
- 1 Katie Hopkins attacked me on Twitter — so I reported her to the police for inciting racial hatred
- 2 I might be an MP, but that doesn't stop me fighting sexism with my breasts
- 3 Google April Fools': company unveils backwards search engine and huggable digital assistant
- 4 April Fools' Day 2015: The best hoax news stories from around the internet
- 5 Gamers confess the worst things they've done in The Sims