London gangland: How young girls are groomed into gangs

'Rachel' joined a gang aged 12.

She committed crimes - some violent - but she has also been victim of violent crimes and horrific sexual abuse.

This is the reality of life as a girl and a member of a gang.

For her own safety, we are not using her real name, or using her original voice.

You can watch the full Newsnight report here.

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