Posts By: malin

When your latte gets colder

RealStars volonteer Ida Kjellberg Stjernström writes about a deep conversation with her rumanian friend Laura. ” If you have the beautiful looks you will get the best job”   Me and my friend Laura has just been out in nature hiking together with a little group of people. Our noses are red and are in… Read more »

How I got here

Hello everybody! My name is Eric Cagenius and I recently became a volunteer here at RealStars. I thought I would tell you guys how I got in touch with RealStars, and what got me to want to be engaged.   I could start off by mentioning a lot of overwhelming numbers and statistics. But what… Read more »

While the coffe gets cold

RealStar’s volunteer Ida Kjellberg Stjernström writes about her experiences from a refugeecamp in Lebanon.  ”It was night and dark outside. We walked through the mountains with smugglers. We had no food and no water. Many of my friends did not survive. I was afraid” My friend told me this when I asked him how he… Read more »

Cyber-Vulnerability on social media platforms

RealStar’s volunteer Louise Zackrisson are thinking about social media and their role in sexual abuse.  So, social media is great right? You can share your life with others, get information about the next event near you and keep in touch with family and friends. However social media is also a virtual passage for various trafficking… Read more »

What I witnessed was probably trafficking

RealStar’s volunteer Elin Weiss writes about her experience of seeing trafficking and what you can do about it.  Before and during the summer I have seen a number of articles discussing and describing trafficking, sex trade and child marriage. I have read pieces concerning the difficulties of controlling and stopping child marriage, about people dying… Read more »

RealStars visits Finland – a country that carried out a law of compromise

RealStars continiues the mission to meet organisations in other EU countries and share our work in supporting the swedish law on prostitution and our message about Fair Sex. And the most recently is our meetings with organisations from Finland where there’s an interest in new efforts since the backlash in the work against sex trade. RealStars education in hotels and… Read more »

Strategies for reducing demand in Germany, The Netherlands and Sweden

Last year the European Commission released a report regarding human trafficking for sexual purposes. Part of the report focuses on strategies for reducing the demand for human trafficking for sexual purposes. RealStars volonteer, Gabriella Wolfe, has read the report. The report studies two different methods for reducing demand; the decriminalising of pimping and the criminalising… Read more »

We have to talk about those who buy other people’s bodies

Read the RealStar’s volunteer Cecilia Samuelssons thoughts about sexbuyers.  In conversations about prostitution we often talk about those selling sex, about the act of selling sex, and sometimes about efforts to deal with prostitution; about the work of the police, and what they see in their work. Most people have their own image of women… Read more »