Former gang member: 'There's always a way out'
23 March 2014 Last updated at 12:24 GMT
Girls in gangs are leading "desperate lives" where sexual violence and "carrying drugs and guns" are seen as normal, a think tank has said.
The Centre for Social Justice said the "daily suffering" of thousands of women and girls "goes largely unnoticed".
Former girl gang member Tracy Miller speaks about gang culture, and how girls find themselves getting caught up in it.