Rotary Young Citizen Award for sex abuse counsellor
7 April 2014 Last updated at 14:27 BST
Charity worker Lucy Daldy is to receive one of this year's Rotary Young Citizen Awards.
Lucy was sexually abused by a family friend when she was eight-years-old, and now runs a charity in Dagenham which supports and counsels young victims of sexual abuse.
Her work has earned her one of this year's awards which recognises the inspirational achievements of young people.
Jean Mackenzie reports.
The Rotary Young Citizen Awards will be presented on the BBC News Channel at 10.30am on Saturday 12 April