Sex abuse victim: “These men knew that I was 14”

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One of the girls who bravely gave evidence to convict six men of child sex abuse has described her relief at today’s verdict.

The girl, known as Woman B said: “I would leave in the morning in my school uniform and I would come home at three in the morning in my school uniform.

“These men knew that we were 14.

“No girl should ever feel that they have to use their body or what they’ve got as their selling point. They knew they shouldn’t be buying us drinks and feeding us drugs, they knew that.

“The relief that they have been found guilty, you feel it’s such a weight off your shoulders. You know you can get on with your life now. That burden that is at the front of your mind and the back of your mind is gone. You can definitely move on and forward.

“I can now turn that around and use it as a positive and something that is going to help tackle that thing from happening in the future. “

No girl should ever feel that they have to use their body or what they’ve got as their selling point

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