Posts Categorized: Event & aktiviteter

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 »

Barn köps och säljs varje dag i Stockholm

On the other hand, we denounce with righteous indignation and dislike men who are so beguiled and demoralized by the charms of pleasure of the moment, so blinded by desire, that they cannot foresee the pain and trouble that are bound to ensue; and equal blame belongs to those who fail in their duty through… Read more »

Give the victim their own voice

Last week the play ”Att öva på våldtäkt” was hosted at Folkteatern’s Vita scen (“White Stage”). The play is meant to give the victim their own voice, to be the thing that describes the assault and makes the perpetrator visible in a new way using its grants. The play will discuss and also problematize power… Read more »

My thoughts about RealStars event at Bio Roy, May 23rd

Last month I was invited to the RealStars event: Trafficking in the Real World and in Popular Culture. I was asked to talk about mine and Katarina Gregersdotter’s book: Rape in Stieg Larsson’s Millennium Trilogy and Beyond, in which eleven researchers analyze rape and sexual violence in crime thrillers. During the evening, the audience listened… Read more »

Art for Fair Sex at Lagerhuset Sep 6

We had an amazing evening together with almost 120 visitors at Lagerhuset. RealStars’ artistic project manager Amanda Frövenholt was in charge of the event together with our founder Malin Roux who spoke to an enthusiastic audience about RealStars’ work against trafficking and prostitution. Eva Magnusson from The City Executive Office and Gregory McDermott , director… Read more »

Going for gold in the fight against trafficking

There is a lot of attention aimed at London this summer, the world city for the Olympics and Paralympics. Two organizations, Stop the Traffik and UN.GIFT, have taken this opportunity together to use the games as a platform for the launch of their latest project: GIFT box. A project which aims to inspire people into… Read more »