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"My partner's on death row - our kids just want him home"

Since Yemi Hailemariam's partner Andy was kidnapped in 2014, she has been campaigning alongside her children for his freedom - but the British government is yet to call for his release.

"Fostering is hard - but it's the best thing I've ever done"

Foster carer Kim says despite the ups and downs of fostering, helping young people achieve their potential is incredibly fulfilling.


"We donate up to half our income to charity"

Julia Wise says making giving a major part of her family's budget has meant keeping their needs small - but she wouldn't spend the money any other way.

"Radicalisation of our children - we must tackle it head-on"

Parents, teachers and the government must work to protect children from the threat of radicalisation by both Islamist and far right extremist groups, says Sara Khan.


"Birth changes your body - and the way you see it - forever"

Pregnancy changes our understanding of our physicality - but there is no right or wrong way to relate to your post-partum body, says Bev Turner.

"Violence against women and girls is rising - so why isn't SRE compulsory?"

As a report by the Women and Equalities Committee exposes the scale of sexual harassment in schools, Holly Dustin says the government must do more to tackle sexism from an early age.


"I didn't feed my daughter as a nutritionist, I fed her as a mother"

Jane Clarke's daughter was severely malnourished when she adopted her - but she says she trusted her instincts, not her training, when feeding her.

The Archers - "I know how helpless Helen feels in court"

As Helen's case goes to trial in The Archers, domestic abuse survivor Zoe Dronfield shares her experience of going through both the family and criminal courts (trigger warning: upsetting content).

Last updated: 26-Sep-2016 at 4:11 PM