Idel Hanley joined BIICL as a Research Fellow in Anti-Trafficking Law and Policy in December 2019. Her current research examines the factors which influence governments to improve their efforts to combat human trafficking.
Prior to joining BIICL, Idel worked for a human rights organisation where she focused on projects relating to the asylum decision-making process and immigration detention. She has also worked and volunteered with refugee rights NGOs in France and the UK.
Idel holds a BA in History from the University of Cambridge and an MSc in Migration, Mobility and Development from SOAS. Her master's thesis focused on the intersections between anti-trafficking policies, migration control and border externalisation in the European Union.
Research Fellow in Anti-Trafficking Law and Policy
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