Two chicks investigate the inextricable links between UK street gangs, offending and prison as they chat with two former gang members and a prison gang worker to find out what it really means to do time.

You can listen to the full podcast by clicking this link: https://anchor.fm/birdpodcast/episodes/UK-Street-Gangs--A-Look-Inside-e1qo2u

 Make sure you listen right till the end because Out of the Shadows get the last word…




I Was Invincible': Ex Girl Gang Member Speaks to Sputnik

"Older people started giving me things and saying if you do this and you can have that. Within a year I was entrenched, selling drugs, exploiting people, robbing people, whatever was happening, I was part of it."

"The police were looking for me once and came to my house and found 40 stolen handbags in my bedroom but never did anything about it. I thought I was invincible."

You can read the full interview here: https://sputniknews.com/europe/201806191065550934-girl-gang-london-crime/


'If There Are Gangs, There's Sexual Exploitation' - Ex Gang Member Tells Sputnik

"A Hidden, Dirty Crime"

"Child Sexual Exploitation, CSE, is a hidden crime, a dirty crime; the girls don't want to talk about it, the perpetrators don't want to talk about it, the witnesses don't want to talk about it. People don't want to talk about it," says Kendra.

You can read the full interview here: https://sputniknews.com/europe/201806201065555126-gangs-sexual-exploitation-children/