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'Thousands of children' abused

Thousands of children each year are being sexually exploited by gangs and groups in England, according to a report by the Office of the Children's Commissioner.

If you are affected by any of these issues, call ChildLine on 0800 1111.

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Exploitation victims 'seen as demons'

Professor Jenny Pearce, who studies young people and public policy, said she believes the extent of sexual exploitation has not been acknowledged before because many people are inclined to see young people as "demons" rather than "victims".

She was asked if she welcomed the report:

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