A child exploitation survivor who was groomed by a ‘boyfriend’ who used her to sell drugs has shared her story in a documentary shining a light on the hidden world of girls in gangs. Aliyah Morgan, now 24, was born to a drug user father and grew up surrounded by domestic abuse in a house in south London .

child exploitation survivor who was groomed by a ‘boyfriend’ who used her to sell drugs has shared her story in a documentary shining a light on the hidden world of girls in gangs.

Aliyah Morgan, now 24, was born to a drug user father and grew up surrounded by domestic abuse in a house in south London.

‘My mum and my dad would argue all the time. My dad would beat my mum up, we would get beaten,’ she recalls in BBC documentary Hidden Girls.

‘There would be no food or no money on quite a few occasions. Me and my sister Paris, we would quite literally cry ourselves to sleep on top of our bunkbed together.’

Aliyah Morgan, now 24, was born to a drug user father and grew up surrounded by domestic abuse in a house in south London. She revealed how she turned her life around in a documentary shining a light on the hidden world of girls in gangs (pictured)

From her earliest years, Aliyah understood that the mood in the family home was ruled by whether her father was able to get drugs that day.

Read the full story from the Daily Mail below:

Source: Child exploitation survivor shares her story

Share This Story

Leave A Comment

Coming Soon


FREE Safeguarding Network & Knowledge Hub

Do you want an invite to join before the official launch?

Join Our Free Safeguarding Network & Knowledge Hub

Find Out More

A FREE Dedicated Safeguarding Platform for Learning, Sharing & Connecting with Others