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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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
girl looking at viewer
A new parliamentary report echoes concerns young people have about the care system
21 November 2013
young person sitting on sofa
Young people tell the government what is important to make runaways safe
07 October 2013
Damian Green, Minister for Crime Prevention, delivering a speech
We helped launched a toolkit to help hotels, take-aways, leisure centres and other businesses spot the signs of child sexual exploitation
12 September 2013
Today we published our report mapping out the provision of return interviews for
Today we published our report mapping out the provision of return interviews for children who run away from home or care.
02 September 2013
boy who has run away
A year after a major parliamentary report, how much safer are young people who run away or go missing from care?
02 July 2013
Young girl who has run away
As new guidance is reviewed, we need to ensure we understand young people's views
25 June 2013
young girl who has run away stands as people rush by her
The Home Affairs Select Committee launched a new report yesterday on child sexual exploitation, and its recommendations are sound
11 June 2013