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  Young runaways 04 November 2004  
BBC drama When I was 12 - about running away from home
Every year more than 100,000 children under 16 living in the UK run away from home

Of these a quarter are under the age of 11 – some as young as six years old. 
We hear from a woman who’s twelve year old daughter persistently ran away and   
was frequently returned to the family home by the police.
Jill Colbert from the Safe in the City project in Salford - who works with young runaways - and John Wheeler from Childline will be joining Jenni to discuss the difficulties that parents of runaways can face in accessing help.
For more information call the BBC Actionline 0800 044 044

The Children's Society
Runaway Helpline 
Parentline Plus 

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