Gangs

Being in a gang that is involved in crime and violence can be very dangerous. If someone is trying to make you join a gang, or if you are in a gang and want to leave, talk to someone you trust like a youth worker, teacher or learning mentor.

There is a growing culture amongst young people to become involved in gangs for protection, a sense of identity, status, friendship, money and sex. However, the risks are greater than the benefits!

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