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Living with psoriasis: "I'm finally confident in my skin"

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Psoriasis affected Rena Ramani's self-esteem so badly that she contemplated suicide - but since regaining her confidence she is determined to help other sufferers do the same.

Maternity discrimination: "We need a zero tolerance approach"

Jo Swinson considers the research by the European Human Rights Commission which reveals that 54,000 new mothers are being forced out of work every year.


"The only hope for treating my son's illness is being taken away"

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Katy Brown's son has the rare genetic condition Morquio, but has lost access to the only drug capable of treating him - here, she describes their battle to get treatment reinstated

"Being a working mum is hard - but I wouldn't change it"

Martina Perry describes the positive impact that working has had on her and her family, and argues that working mothers should be celebrated, not shunned. 


"Too many children live in cold, cramped housing"

In light of a report from the National Children's Bureau on how poor housing and services affect children from low-income families, Fiona Elsted looks at the reality of child poverty.

"Minecraft is an invaluable tool for my autistic son"

Kate Thompson considers the benefits of Minecraft, and argues that we need to stop vilifying screen time and move away from a 'one-size-fits-all' model of education


"Publishing the data won't close the gender pay gap"

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On Monday, David Cameron announced his plans to tackle the gender pay gap - here, Katja Hall, CBI Deputy Director-General, asks whether he's taking the right approach.

Video games - why are we so in their thrall?

Author and dedicated gamer Dan Hobart has been gaming since the early 90s - here, he explores his relationship with video games and ruminates on whether sometimes, you can invest too much.

Last updated: 04-Aug-2015 at 11:27 AM