5 Apr 2019

The mums sending their children to Somalia to keep them safe from London gangs

What do you do if you are a parent of teenage boys and you’ve seen youngsters you know fall victim to the growing problem of knife violence?

For some mothers from the Somali community in London the answer has been to protect their teenage boys by sending them to Somalia or Kenya to get them away from gangs.

But as Fatima Manji reports – that drastic measure is not always straightforward, or safe.