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.
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
"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."
'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.