Posts Categorized: Trafficking

Hope for sex-purchase law in France

While the Swedish sex-purchase law is being debated in different ways, it’s also being exported. It is to be hoped that France will instate a new law which is founded on the Swedish model. Approximately 20.000 are prostitutes in France and about 90% of them are from other countries. France aims to affirm the abolitionary… Read more »

The country in Europe which sticks out

Just like several other European countries, prostitution is legal in Switzerland. It’s even legal to advertise it. It can happen openly in the street and there are brothels, similar to other European countries. But there is one big difference between Switzerland and most other European countries with legalized prostitution. It’s actually legal to sell sex… Read more »

Response from EU and the next campaign!!

What’s next? 
RealStars are now thinking about HOW we can get even more publicity in the next fair sex campaign! The mission is important – the fair sex issue must be handled until it is fixed (just like Ellinor Person wrote as her response to Three questions). We have started planning the next campaign and… Read more »

EU Directive on Trafficking

The new Directive from April 5 2011, will place the victim of human trafficking at the center of attention. The member states have to implement the directive to the national legislations until April 6 2013. The law will help victims and introduce both safety-precautions and criminal provisions. Sadly the directive is not strong enought when… Read more »

The hope of better conditions defaulted

Ernst Adamson Borg is 18 years old, and is a senior at East high school. He majors in journalism and writes about trafficking in Germany, a country where trafficking is a significant problem. Ernst´s main interest is writing and debate. Trafficking is such a large problem that I spend a lot of time thinking about… Read more »

HR-days in 2011- Realstars on location

So many interesting lectures and seminars about human rights. We are so happy we got a spot at the last minute of the HR-days in 2011. We pulled out a roller up and some material, showed art & design for Fair Sex. Meetings, exciting conversations and several people who like our cause. Look at the… Read more »

Trafficking = Slaughter

A new sharp post about trafficking. Adrian Lindholm introduces himself with these words; ”A soon to be eighteen cycles around the sun old suburban guy with a relatively solid moustache. Last summer I moved to Öckerö from my childhood home of Partille. I’m attending a school which travels around the world. Dance, music, photo, people,… Read more »

The stars contact EU regarding the anti-trafficking day

On the EU anti-trafficking day, October 18th, RealStars arranged an event at the Röhsska museum. Guests from the business world, administrative authority and culture participated. It gave some insight on the work of the police, the justice system and the county administrative board, followed by an interesting discussion of how companies can do good and… Read more »

Nightmare village in Cambodia

In the outskirts of Cambodia’s capital Phnon Penh, there is a small village called Svay Pak. The village is known for one thing; young girls are openly sold in the streets to foreign men. At least until a few years ago. The CNN Freedom Project recently wrote an article about the village everyone should read…. Read more »

Social innovation – SOCAP11

It was one of those conferences which just felt like WOW, in tune with the times. Social Innovation! Stock Market Crash, EU-crisis and I find myself in San Francisco at SOCAP11 in early September – a new movement starts to take shape! The theme is Impact Investing or as SOCAP themselves describe it – combining… Read more »