‘Ruhama’ recieves increase in calls from Donegal prostitutes

A charity, which provides support for sex workers, has said it has received an increase in calls from prostitutes in Donegal seeking help.

'Ruhama' says that while the perception may be that prostitution is an urban problem in recent years they are receiving calls from sex workers in more rural areas seeking support.

Nationally the charity helped almost 200 women last year -- up from 161 in 2008

Spokesperson Geraldine Rolley says pimps are forcing women to move around the country for work:

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