Posts Categorized: Event & aktiviteter

Book release of ”Intimitet och makt” in connection with the Anti-Trafficking Day

On 17 October, in order to shed light upon the Anti-Trafficking Day, we paid attention to the release of the book “Intimitet och Makt” (Intimacy and Power) by performing a dance on the square called Medborgarplatsen in Stockholm. Led by E=mc2 Danskonst, with choreography by Gun Lund, students of Kulturama and S:t Erik’s Scengymnasium performed… Read more »

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 »

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 »