Posts Categorized: Sexhandel och trafficking i Europa

Huge commitments that eliminate harmful attitudes

The EU Anti-Trafficking Day, October 18th, was a great opportunity to highlight and raisepublic awareness about sex trafficking and the purchasing of sex. This year’s campaign included 35 partners who collaborated to reach a new audience with the message about Fair Sex. At the Clarion Hotel Stockholm, one of our partners in ‘Hotels Against Trafficking’,… Read more »

The EU anti-trafficking day will raise awareness of today’s slavery

Today, October 18th it is the EU’s anti-trafficking-day, a day when we give extra attention to the extensive human trafficking that is happening today, right now, and yesterday as well as tomorrow. Selling or buying human beings, slavery, is something that most people would relate to colonialism, something that happened a long time ago. That… Read more »

Will Spain join the Nordic model?

Sweden adopted the legislation for purchasing commercial sex that criminalises buying sex in 1999. Several countries have joined after that; France, Canada, Iceland, Northern Ireland and Norway that took it a step further by criminalising buying sex outside of Norwegian borders as well. Now the debate has come to Spain where it is a controversial… Read more »

Fair sex at Järvaveckan

RealStars had the privilege of being present at Järvaveckan 2018. A special thanks to Parul Sharma, the ambassador for RealStars, and CSR Sweden who invited us to their tent. The purpose was to spread knowledge and create engagement about Fair Sex, and to work against trafficking and sex purchasing. In addition, we even had time… Read more »

RealStars demands greater focus on sex-buyers in the EU´s work against trafficking.

RealStars is part of the EU’s platform for the civil community against human trafficking, where organisations from member states contribute and share their experiences and ideas. Last week we met in Brussels in order to plan more actions. RealStars attended and emphasised the sex buyers’ responsibility and the importance of working against demand in order… Read more »

(Svenska) Vem skyddar de kvinnor och flickor som inte finns?

A strong, captivating and informative lecture is what the participants got when RealStars invited Anna Zobnina from the European Network of Migrant Women to talk at the Clarion Post Hotel, one of the hotels that is a Fair Sex hotel. The Network of Migrant Women is a grass-roots, feminist organization whose vision is that allwomen… Read more »

RealStars visits Finland – a country that carried out a law of compromise

RealStars continiues the mission to meet organisations in other EU countries and share our work in supporting the swedish law on prostitution and our message about Fair Sex. And the most recently is our meetings with organisations from Finland where there’s an interest in new efforts since the backlash in the work against sex trade. RealStars education in hotels and… Read more »

Strategies for reducing demand in Germany, The Netherlands and Sweden

Last year the European Commission released a report regarding human trafficking for sexual purposes. Part of the report focuses on strategies for reducing the demand for human trafficking for sexual purposes. RealStars volonteer, Gabriella Wolfe, has read the report. The report studies two different methods for reducing demand; the decriminalising of pimping and the criminalising… Read more »

RealStars is growing and mobilizing for Fair sex against trafficking 2017

RealStars is looking back at a year full of action where we take many challenges in society. We give impression in schools, among companies, and on EU – level. We are taking new efforts 2017 in order to get more people to join us for a Europé free from trafficking. 2016, a year with overtrow and a great… Read more »