Posts Categorized: Prostitution

Creative Processes!

An important part of RealStars work in high schools is the creative element, and impact. We believe that our youth can make a difference. Through art, film, photography, animation etc. the students have a channel to express themselves and shape their thoughts and ideas surrounding trafficking, the sex trade and fair sex. Throughout the autumn,… Read more »

“I think it was good that we got to discuss and express our opinions on what we learned”

During the last couple of weeks RealStars have visited multiple gymnasiums (High School) in the Stockholm region and will therefore be blogging frequently during the next couple of days in order to talk about all the exciting things we have been doing. A common theme throughout our school visits is that the students are encouraged… 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 »

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

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 »

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

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 »

“We can choose to not buy sex”

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 »

An offer to MYO, CYO and LYO

On August 31, Expressen reported that the Moderate Youth Organization had decided to work for the abolishing of the law prohibiting the purchase of sexual services and that the purchasing of sex should be legalized. As a reaction to this, on Monday 31/8 RealStars decided to send out the following email to the representatives of… Read more »

Behind the Iron Curtain

The guest blogger of today is Ernst Adamsson Borg, a 22-year-old student attending the Europe Programme at Södertörn University in Sweden. He has an extensive interest in social issues, global as well as local. He frequently visits Germany, during his visits to the country he has seen the European prostitution and trafficking industry, which is… Read more »

Who accepts responsibility for the sales of teenage bodies online & IRL? RealStars in Almedalen

During Almedalsveckan, RealStars arranged the seminar “Who accepts responsibility for the sales of teenage bodies online & IRL?” Malin Roux Johansson, RealStars, Madeleine Sundell, Frälsningsarmén, Julia Östfeldt, Föreningen Tillsammans, and Rebecka Eriksson, Fryshuset, took part in the panel discussions. The seminar was initiated with a short presentation of RealStars, where the founder Malin Roux Johansson… Read more »