Posts By: Malin

Worrying sex trafficking at Thai massage salons

Through RealStar’s pioneering efforts with Thai massage salons, we have had hundreds of conversations with women and men at the salons. A frightening picture of the situation emerges with sexual exploitation, insecure work environment, vulnerability and lack of support and integration. Our initiative breaks the silence and we are proud of the film and labeling… Read more »

Engagement against sex purchases during sporting events in Åre and Östersund

In connection to the Alpine World Ski Cup in Åre and the Biathlon World Championships in Östersund 2019, the County Administrative Board of Jämtland County ran a campaign against sex purchases and prostitution. It is well known that the problem is increasing in connection with major events and RealStars has, for example, raised the issue… Read more »

Joint campaign against trafficking prior to October the 18th

On October the 18th it is the EU:s anti-trafficking day, and naturally RealStars, together with the hospitality industry such as hotels, restaurants, cafés and bars, want to give attention to this important happening and stand united against organized crime.  The winning concept has been ongoing for several years, but we are now mustering for the… Read more »

Packed autumn for RealStars’ volunteers

The summer is slowly coming to an end, and the RealStars’ team is energized and excited for the activities of this autumn! This summer has been packed with important events, despite vacation months: ➡ RealStars’ Secretary General Malin Roux Johansson talked about her work and driving force in ETC. ➡ Realstars’ process leader Julia participated… Read more »

Pride 2019- Good spirits and interesting conversations about fair sex

As usual, Westpride was held at Bältesspännareplatsen in Gothenburg on June 12th-15th. RealStars attended at the park and spoke about sex trafficking, the Swedish Sex Purchase Act and Fair Sex. For me, Clara, it was the first year with Realstars at pride, and it was a lovely experience. We had a tent where we printed… Read more »

New study on the listed companies´ work against exploitation

Human trafficking is a global challenge and an urgent human rights issue, which is not getting enough attention at the moment. Companies in different branches can have a decisive effect here by cutting off access to products that are used by the sex industry. Companies don´t want to be associated with the sex industry either…. Read more »

Hospitality Industry gathers strength in order to combat the buying of sex and trafficking

In the project “Business free from trafficking”, RealStars develops both new and already established methods for combating the sex trade, which contributes to violence against women. The cooperation with hotels, taxi companies and other actors within the hospitality business, means a common effort in ensuring that the branch becomes more effective in stopping sexual exploitation…. Read more »

The Internet´s links to questions of Fair Sex rouse interest amongst youngsters

RealStars work in schools continues to spread knowledge and gives food for thought about Fair Sex and its challenges. At the French school´s sixth form college in Stockholm, students showed interest in questions regarding the internet and Fair Sex. The links between the internet and Fair Sex are getting stronger and it is important to… Read more »