Two professors at The Carlson School of Management have finished a study on the most effective way to use sex in ads when targeting men and women. They came to the conclusion that sexual references sell better to men in all cases. But for women, the references work best if they are a part of,… Read more »
Posts Categorized: Sexhandel och trafficking i Europa
France one step closer to Sex Purchase Act
Politicians in the National Assembly have accepted aspects of the proposals to criminalise the sex buyer if the legislation is passed. The Swedish Sex Purchase Act is the inspiration for the proposal. The lower house is now set to consider the proposed act on Wednesday. According to the proposal buying sex will be punishable by… Read more »
Realstars in national media – Aktuellts Utblick 21st of November
All of you who have followed us since Realstars started its journey in 2010 know that we have always had great ambitions and that we are working towards making Europe free from trafficking. Last week can be seen as a milestone for us when I, the founder of this organisation, was asked to appear on… Read more »
Beauty salons in the UK may be a glossy facade for both bordellos and drug trafficking
It has been discovered that nail salons are being used as fronts for bordellos in the UK. The Daily Mail reports that the number of nail salons in the UK have expanded remarkably; in the last year alone the number of nail salons increased with 20% and now amounts to thirty thousand. Manicures are cheap… 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 »
A large scale brothel
If you get off the subway at St. Pauli station in Hamburg and walk towards Reeperbahn after dark, you will be on a journey. A journey which shows how Germany has become the country you travel to in order to buy sex. It’s not a pleasant walk for an outsider. Wherever you turn there are… Read more »
How is a lucrative market for human trading made?
SR reports that there is an increase in trafficking victims in Europe but there are still no real efforts to prohibit sex buying in order to reduce the demand for sexual services. Two weeks ago, Sveriges Radio reported that there was a substantial increase in trafficking victims in EU countries. Amount of victims of trafficking… Read more »