Posts Categorized: Trafficking

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 »

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 »

How much are we worth?

I have some time off this week before I go back to school in Scotland, so I try to spend a lot of time with my family. I have 6 younger siblings. I miss them constantly when I am away and now when I am about to leave I think about how much I value… Read more »

Nothing’s made up – this is reality

Rasmus Andersson talks about something which changed his view on trafficking. He’s studying social science. Yesterday I saw one of the ubiquitous crime shows on TV. I was tired but not tired enough to fall asleep. So I was half-asleep and listened a bit to the show. After a while I was wide-awake. It was… Read more »

Trafficking – an increasing danger

Carl Magnus Magnusson, a social science student in Malmö, makes a new comment regarding trafficking. I am very interested in history, mostly because it is through history that we can see our mistakes and improve as human beings. Our decicions today are shaped according to how we acted in the past. We have made everyday… Read more »