Ilona Pinter, Policy Adviser

Ilona Pinter
Ilona leads on young refugees, migrant, traveller and trafficking policy and is co-chair of the Refugee Children's Consortium.
young girl huddled, looking at camera
New legislation must address the often-complex histories and lack of control migrant families face, and ensure that children's welfare is protected
01 April 2014
young boy looking directly at viewer
While the government is committed to safeguarding unaccompanied migrant children, this week’s report is ambiguous as to what this means in practice
14 February 2014
young boy sitting against a fence
We welcome government plans to trial independent advocates and new guidance for unaccompanied and trafficked children - but these young people need more
04 February 2014
young boy clutching his knees
With a new bill to be introduced next year, the government can ensure trafficked children get the protection they need
04 December 2013
young girl clutching her knees
Our policy adviser writes of the issues and sometimes harrowing conditions young migrants face, and what we can do to help them
12 August 2013
young boy sitting with two friends
As we address child poverty, we must ensure that we don’t exclude Roma children, who are some of the most marginalised.
08 April 2013