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There are many organisations on a local level that are there to offer help and support for prostitutes, unfortunately it is impossible to list them all here. However, there are also a number of national organisations who will be able to help and who will also have information on local groups. These are listed on the BBC website in related websites. Also if you contact your local social services who should be able to offer some assistance .

The organisations can offer advice on sexual health, counselling and advice on how to escape prostitution.

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