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.
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Exposing modern day slavery in the UK

Exploited children who are trafficked into the UK are being criminalised by a system that brands them 'illegal immigrants'

14 Mar 2013
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Shocking stories of families seeking safety here

For months, Ilona heard startling stories of families seeking safety in the UK. Find out how you can help these families.

5 Feb 2013
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Young person, experts give evidence on asylum support in parliamentary inquiry

The MPs and peers examining the asylum support system for children and young people held its second evidence-gathering session.

11 Dec 2012
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Recognising and celebrating brave young refugee and migrant women

Each year hundreds of unaccompanied young women escape persecution at home to seek protection in the UK - nominate a refugee woman you admire

3 Dec 2012

Reviewing children's journeys through the asylum process

Our Policy Advisor Ilona Pinter explains the importance of our new report on young people's journeys through the UK asylum process

24 Sep 2012
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Humane levels of support for asylum-seeking families

In a recent case the German Constitutional Court ruled that the current benefits level paid to asylum seekers in Germany was insufficient.

4 Sep 2012