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Men who buy sex

Men who buy sex 2013 was the theme for this year’s event at the Anti-trafficking Day. In order to sum up the event we will publish a miniseries about our discussions and conclusions made. Today’s article discusses who the sex buyers are. Is there anything that distinguishes them or are all men potential Johns? Part… Read more »

The Anti-trafficking Day 2013

This years’ event for the anti-trafficking day took place yesterday at the Lederman Theatre in Stockholm. RealStars would like to thank everyone who came and participated in a full theatre. All together we were about 150 people who took part in panel discussions, theatre, art exhibition with artwork from students who created on the theme… Read more »

Real Laplaine, author of ”See me not” will soon release his new book ”Quantum Assault”

 We recently interviewed Réal Laplaine, author of SEE ME NOT – a literary fiction about human trafficking.  With his new book, Quantum Assault soon releasing, we asked him a few questions of interest. 1. What makes you happy? Coffee – no seriously, I love coffee. But in truth I feel happy when I know that I am doing something that is… Read more »

Why is the Sex Trade Law a good thing?

We posed this question to former chief prosecutor Thomas Ahlstrand. As a prosecutor, he has plenty of experience working cases related to sex trafficking. Here’s how he reflects on the Sex Trade Law. 1. The moral grounds on the individual level. To pay for sex is to inappropriately take advantage of; or exploit the disadvantaged…. Read more »

The Swedish courts fail in domestic human trafficking

Caroline Engvall is a journalist and author. She has written the books ”14 år till Salu”, ”Skamfläck” and most recently ”Skuggbarn”, all of which are about young Swedes who sell sex to regular Swedish men. Caroline has written a guest post here on Realstars’ blog, and just like the title states; it’s about the problem… Read more »

What do you intend to do, Beatrice Ask?

”What does the Minister of Justice intend to do to ensure that all police districts actively and efficiently work on the issues of human trafficking for sexual purposes and the act of paying for sexual services?” This is how Hanna Bergstedt (S) concludes her open letter to Beatrice Ask. The letter inquires as to why… Read more »

Creativity ffs + a glimpse from Södra Latin

RealStars’ Inheritance Fund Project, Creativity for fair sex is now under way. The project which aims to get students in esthetic and media related courses to become more engaged, and through their creations, take a stand for Fair Sex and against trafficking. We have visited a handful of schools in Stockholm and Gothenburg. It’s been… Read more »

Five questions for Alexandra Pascalidou

We continue our Realstars tradition where we pose questions to various individuals. We ask them to reflect on Fair Sex and its opposites. This time we asked  Alexandra Pascalidou. You know her for her multi-talent; as a journalist, writer, broadcaster, producer, lecturer and master of ceremonies. Realstars’ plans are in full motion in time for… Read more »