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Van is safe haven for prostitutes.

A SPECIALLY equipped van is providing a support service to prostitutes as part of an outreach program.

The vehicle is the fifth of its kind to be launched by Ruhama which supports women in Dublin's red-light district.

The vehicle is kitted out with facilities to give women working on the streets a hot drink, a safe place to sit and a chance to talk.

Ruhama chief Sarah Benson said they could be dealing with issues including addiction, homelessness, debt, poor health and violence.

She added: "For others, the van is simply a safe place to get away from the streets temporarily and meet a friendly face."

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Publication:The Mirror (London, England)
Date:Mar 31, 2015
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