Thousands of young women 'trapped in gang culture'
23 March 2014 Last updated at 09:04 GMT
Thousands of young woman in England and Wales are trapped in a brutal gang culture where sexual exploitation and drug running are commonplace, according to a report by the Centre for Social Justice, a right-wing think tank.
It found rape is used as a weapon and it says not enough progress has been made, despite a Home Office plan to tackle gang culture following the riots of 2011.
Jane-Frances Kelly reports.