Posts Categorized: Sexhandel och trafficking i Europa

Myths about prostitution

From time to time, RealStars is invited to schools to hold presentations and lectures in order to inform and talk about Fair Sex. During these lectures we often receive questions regarding prostitution — sometimes about the myths surrounding ”sex work,” or about the right to ones own body. Kajsa Ekis Ekman has written an article… Read more »

Open letter to Alexander Bard regarding Hotel against trafficking

Dear Alexander Bard, I saw on Twitter that you had highlighted Realstars’ campaign against trafficking in the hotel sector. That made me very glad. I also saw that you didn’t understand what “sexual politics” had to do with hotel accommodation. That didn’t make me so glad, but I was not surprised, because many are not… Read more »

Amsterdam renowned for sex tourism — but more clearly prohibits sex purchase from children than Sweden

The legal prostitution has rendered Amsterdam a trafficking magnet. Many fall victim to crime and a new prostitution legislation is being discussed. In recent years, several people have been charged with sex purchase from underaged. However, a sex purchase act is still far away. Realstars has previously visited Holland, in our work to create interchange… Read more »

Thank you Swedish National Inheritance Fund, all teachers, schools and students!

This year is coming to an end and so does RealStars’ three-year Swedish National Inheritance Fund Project Fair Sex: The network and creative expression. As Process Managers we want to tell you about our work the past year, and thank the teachers, school and, above all, the thousands of students we have had the opportunity… Read more »

This is how much prostitution cost the French society

Le Mouvement du Nid – France is a French organization working against prostitution. Along with the organization Pystel they have conducted a study called ProstCost to examine the economic and social costs of prostitution. The research concluded two estimates: 1. the number of prostitutes in France 2. a calculation of 29 economic posts that together… Read more »

Five things everyone can do to stop human trafficking

The school tour in Västra Götaland steams on. The last few weeks we have visited Hulebäck’s High School in Härryda, Drottning Blankas High School in Falkenberg, Marks High School and several schools in Gothenburg. In all of them discussions have been intense and the questions many. For us, the participation of the students during the school… Read more »

“You need to see yourself in the framework – why do I behave in a certain way?”

During the last few weeks RealStars Stockholm have had a crammed schedule of exciting school visits. We have amongst others visited Birkgårdens Folkhögskola, Bromma Gymnasium and Påhlmans Gymnasium. During our visit to Birkagårdens Folkhögskola the students received a short introductory lecture on trafficking, prostitution and Fair Sex before they had the opportunity as a whole… Read more »