Posts Categorized: Trafficking

The Media Upper Secondary School in Nacka Strand

The fall semester of 2015 is in full swing and so are we here at RealStars. Yesterday I, Anton, visited the amazing last year students who are studying photography at the Media Upper Secondary School. The afternoon was initiated with a lecture where students could learn more about trafficking, what the situation is like in… Read more »

RealStars @ Stockholm Pride 2015

Under the watchword ”we are breaking up with trafficking and unfair sex in Europe”, RealStars participated in the Pride parade 2015 last Saturday. In total, we were 16 people that distributed information about RealStars’ work to curious Stockholm natives along the parade route during the day. To RealStars, it is important to participate in the… Read more »

Meet RealStars in Almedalen

The politicians’ week in Almedalen will start on Sunday, and RealStars will obviously be there. On Monday, the 29th of June at 10 am, we invite to a panel talk on the theme “Who accepts responsibility for the selling of teenage bodies online and IRL?”. You are very welcome! Sex trafficking is increasing in the… Read more »

#wedontbuyit, new legislation in Northern Ireland and End Demand Now in Scotland

Things are changing on the British Islands. The #wedontbuyit campaign in Ireland and Northern Ireland, new sex purchase legislation and, only yesterday, a new anti-prostitution campaign in Scotland. A campaign by the name #wedontbuyit  has been growing strong in the British Islands during the spring. With slogans such as “Prostitution we don’t buy it” and “most… Read more »

Break the Chain

On Saturday RealStars participated in Break the Chain, a seminar on prostitution and trafficking at the Museum of World Culture in Gothenburg. The day began with a guided tour of the exhibition Playground, an exhibition about norms and the right to be yourself. Through collected objects from Sweden and Vietnam, stories of prejudice, gender and… Read more »

Myths and perceptions are discussed and knowledge shared – for Fair Sex on a broad front

RealStars visited Praktiska Gymnasiet in Gothenburg this week. The visit involved intensive hours with lots of discussion and many creative and exciting ideas about how we together can make the world a better place. We also talked about the many myths and perceptions that exist around discussions on sex, sexual norms, gender and abuse. There… Read more »

St Eriksgymnasium and discussions at the Stockholm UN Association

During week 16 Realstars visited music, art and drama students at St Eriksgymnasiet (the St Erik high school) to hold lectures and workshops focusing on sex trafficking and Fair Sex. On March 25, the International Day of Remembrance of Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade, RealStars was also invited by the UN Association… Read more »

RealStars visited the upper secondary schools “Jensen” and “Norra Real”

During a week in April, RealStars visited six upper secondary school year 1 and year 2 classes following the Science and Economy programs at Jensen and Norra Real. We discussed human trafficking, sex slavery and Fair Sex in English as a part of the students’ regular education. During the same week RealStars also visited a… Read more »