Posts Categorized: Volontärer

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 »

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 »

Regarding men who believe they have a right to sex

Read our volunteer Cecilias thoughts about men and prostitution.  We must never allow the conversation on sex buying and prostitution to be dominated and defined by people who believe it’s a human (or men’s) right to have sex, and that this “right” is more important than to protect vulnerable people, to prevent exploitation and to… Read more »

Thoughts from a volunteer

Can you remember when you first found out about the problem with sex trafficking around the world? Was it perhaps on Facebook, through an acquaintance or even in the news? Or was it through an organisation online which actively works with the topic, or maybe through personal experience? The chances are that you still don’t… Read more »

The second KICK-OFF for volunteers this year

On Ascension Day last week a group of enthusiastic volunteers met for the second KICK-OFF of the year in Stockholm. This time Berns sponsored our meeting and provided us with a suite and refreshments. Berns, Stockholm, participates in Hotels Against Trafficking. There were lively discussions and intriguing questions debated. How can the city of Stockholm… Read more »