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Last Updated: Monday May 23 2005 10:21 GMT


While staff in secure units try to look after the children, life isn't always easy for kids behind bars.

Bullying, arguments and loneliness can all be problems.

Many kids also come from difficult backgrounds, where they have been neglected or hurt. That can mean they bring problems like self harming or poor mental health with them.

Guide to Children behind bars

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