There's a stark waring to girls about the dangers of gang culture. A Manchester housing trust has recruited former gang members to try to stop vulnerable youngsters being exploited or getting involved in crime.
The scheme hopes to give youngsters positive role models to encourage them to turn their lives around.
They've been talking to our correspondent Elaine Willcox:
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