Posts Categorized: Sexhandel och trafficking i Europa

Civil society contact with victims of human trafficking

RealStars is participating in the initiative Plattformen Civila Sverige mot människohandel (Swedish civil society platform against human trafficking) which has brought together several Swedish organisation in one informal network. In preparation for the upcoming EU Anti-trafficking Day 18 October, an important project was presented and for the first time revealing statistics on civil society contact… Read more »

RealStars’ Malin Roux and Parul Sharma from The Academy for Human Rights in Business discuss CSR and the work against sex trafficking

Yesterday, Shenet in cooperation with BPW – Business Professional Women – arranged an event at Kungsträdgården where the founder of RealStars Malin Roux, the human rights solicitor Parul Sharma from The Academy for Human Rights in Business, and a part of the corporate network CSR Sweden were a few of the participators. The theme was… Read more »

The EU Commission is publishing new statistics today – ”Trafficking in human beings”

Half of the allotted time, from 2012 to 2016, for the EU strategy for the elimination of human trafficking has now passed. In preparation for the EU anti-trafficking day the EU commission published their report “Trafficking in human beings (working paper)” on October 17th. The report details statistics of victims of trafficking and human traffickers… Read more »

Paedophile Ring in Northern England

1,400 children were victims of a paedophile ring that operated in the north of England for sixteen years. New information that the English authorities and the Police had knowledge of the paedophile ring and did not intervene has shocked many people. The paedophile ring operated for sixteen years in and around Rotherham in northern England…. Read more »

Norway’s Sex Trade Law evaluated

Four years after passing a Sex Trade Law, Norway has begun evaluating its efficacy. The results are striking and positive and appear to indicate a significant reduction in the demand for prostitutes. The Norwegian legislation against buying sex went active January 1 of 2009 – the reason being that the then current Norwegian Government wanted… Read more »

Heart for People On Street: ”We want them to see that someone cares about them”

Realstars wishes to show some initiatives to stop trafficking. We can make a difference together – we have all our own part to play in protecting people at risk and to stand up for human rights. We met Andrea Abrahansson, team leader for Heart for People On Street who tells us about some incredibly important… Read more »

Hotel Flora is the first Fair Sex-hotel

Fair sex hotell

The family owned Hotel Flora is located at Grönsakstorget in Gothenburg. The hotel becomes the first in the country with the clear slogan: ”This is a Fair Sex hotel”. The Fair Sex slogan is produced by RealStars and is an indicator of the fact that this hotel actively works against sex trade and trafficking. The… Read more »

German Ship Brothel in Almedalen

During this week, RealStars is on location at Almedalen, protesting the German ship brothel Lust Yacht in order to encourage more people to take action for an enforced legislation against sex trade. Lust Yacht is a German ship brothel advertising that the best party in Almedalen is found beyond Swedish borders. All over Almedalen we’ve… Read more »