EUs nionde anti-traffickingdag i Bryssel


För att markera årets anti-traffickingdag, den nionde i ordningen, samlades politiker, organisationer och experter från EUs medlemsländer för ett späckat program den 20 oktober. EUs traffickingdirektiv utgör grunden för EU. ”EU 2011/36/EU on preventing and combating trafficking in human beings towards eradiction”. Rubriken för konferensen signalerar handling när direktivet funnits sedan 2011 med tillhörande strategi… Read more »

“There can´t be anyone who wants this to exist?!”


The visits in Västra Götaland continues at a rapid pace. In recent weeks we have accomplished several visits to Marks secondary school, Alströmergymnasiet in Alingsås, Lindholmens Technical Highschool and Katrinelundsgymnasiet. Discussions of how it looks have been intense and many students find it difficult to understand how there can be people who support the commercial… Read more »

The story of Emina’s internship

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Hi, My name is Emina Hadzic and I’m an intern at RealStars. I’m studying my master in human rights at University of Gothenburg. I chose to do my internship at RealStars because I was curious to know how a nonprofit organization is working toward a crime that occurs both within national and international borders. At… Read more »

Realstars participated in seminar about human trafficking and prostitution from a global, national and local perspective

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On Friday, October 16th, Realstars visited ”Demokratisoppa” (Democratic soup) Jönköping. Demokratisopppa is a concept in which citizens can listen to and participate in interesting and inspiring conversations about democracy, while having soup for lunch. This time the theme was human trafficking and prostitution. Realstars were very happy to be there. Together with Madeleine Söderberg and… Read more »

Conference about the sex trade in Sweden

During Monday October 12th, RealStars participated in a conference about the sex trade in Sweden, arranged by the nonprofit organization “Talita”. The day presented a busy schedule with many prominent speakers such as Beatrice Ask, Simon Häggström, Caroline Engvall and Björn Sellström. In the text below follows a few trends we observed during the day…. Read more »

Realstars’ display at the public library in Gothenburg – October 18th and 2 weeks forward!

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What kind of society do we want? How do we diminish the demand for sexual services – the root cause of trafficking? In Europe the purchaser of sexual services is protected by liberal legislation and few victims of trafficking are being rescued. For the fifth year in a row, Realstars are raising awareness during the… Read more »

Realstars <3 Community Colleges


During the last few weeks RealStars has visited three different community colleges in the region of Västra Götaland, Sweden. Participants at the Dalslands, Fristads and Varas community colleges have held intense discussions, and taken a stand in several creative manners for a world free from sex trafficking and for Fair Sex. Check out both Facebook… Read more »

The winners in the Instagram-competition #forfair6 – September

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Last week we revealed the first two winners in RealStars’ Instagram-competition, the winners will receive a t-shirt of their choice shortly. The winning contributions have been published on our Instagram account: Realstars_eu and on creativity for fair sex. Translation from Instagram: “Realstars_eu: Big congratulations @1rosen1, you are the winner in the instagram-competition this month! Thank… Read more »

The Book Fair: RealStar’s lottery with signed copies of books about sex trafficking was a success


Sex trafficking is a hot topic and we experienced this for ourselves during The (Gothenburg) Book Fair. RealStars spread the message that the most efficient way of counteracting sex trafficking is by focusing on market demand. To help us out we had a popular quiz and a book lottery with prizes from several esteemed authors…. Read more »

“We can choose to not buy sex”

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RealStars has visited Technical High School of Lindholmen in Gothenburg, and met a total of 90 dedicated and interested students. After an introductory lecture, which raised many questions and thoughts, the students got to discuss in groups what they can do to work against trafficking and for Fair Sex. Here are some of the most… Read more »