Iryna Pona

Iryna Pona, Policy Adviser

From our Policy team

Iryna leads on runaways, child sexual exploitation and advocacy for looked after children policy.

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two teenagers looking away
Debate around the Serious Crime Bill is an opportunity to make all types of cruelty to children up to the age of 18 a criminal offence
21 July 2014
young girl who has run away
Today is International Missing Children's Day. What do we need to do to protect the young people who run away?
25 May 2014
young boy
Two years after a parliamentary report, changes to improve protection for children in care are being implemented across the country
13 May 2014
Edward Timpson, third from left, with five staff members at SCARPA
The children’s minister recently visited to our project in Newcastle, meeting young people and staff
31 March 2014
New guidance assures return interviews for young people
More in-depth support for young runaways improves their lives
22 January 2014
Young girl sitting against a wall
We need to ensure that the care system meets children's needs
17 December 2013