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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.