Posts Categorized: Trafficking

Ensuring Victims of Human Trafficking Get the Support They Deserve

Human trafficking, including trafficking for sexual purposes, continues to grow and countering this threat requires the attention of all relevant government agencies to ensure that the victims are protected and receive the support and care they deserve. This blog post is a summary reflection, by one of our dedicated volunteers Samuel Maher, around the main… Read more »

Mexico – one of the worst countries in the world in regard to sextrafficking

Mexico and its war on local drug cartels has gained increasing attention in recent years, in particular following the disappearance without trace of 43 protesting students from Police cells following their arrest. What is less well known despite the enormity of the problem is how women and girls are systematically and brutally kidnapped and forced… Read more »

We are now launching the film My First Time

Of course, RealStars wants to note that tomorrow is International Woman’s day. This is a day to highlight the oppression and discrimination against women and girls that still exist around the world. On the 8th of March 2015 we want to pay attention to the sexual slavery that millions of women and girls are subjected… Read more »

Three questions to Magnus Rosén during Meg 2015

Another person we bumped into during the day of Marketing Managers and Meg fair was the bass player of Hammerfall, Magnus Rosén, in connection with Friskonomen. Here is how he responded to our three questions:  What makes you happy? Love, consideration in both ways, understanding and respect for each other. What would you do to… Read more »

“How come men buy women?”

We have visited Hvitfeldtska gymnasiet in Gothenburg three times the past week. Along with 90, 18-yearolds we have discussed some of our time’s biggest problems; Human slavery, sex-trade and the growing prostitution in Europe. At one occasion we discussed a lot about laws, what actually happens when a trafficker cons and forces women and children… Read more »

High school teachers in Gothenburg? Welcome to an inspiring meeting about digital teaching aids!

As you may know, Realstars is working on many issues of the society. We are collectively working for a socially sustainable society and base much of our work on the UNRC (United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child) and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Now we are inviting, together with Center för… Read more »


When people say that women choose this life, I feel an urge to laugh. Do they know how many women like me that have tried to escape, but have been beaten senseless when they’re caught? TO THE MEN THAT BUY US, we are nothing more then meat. To everyone else in society, we simply do… Read more »

”National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month” in the United States

Throughout January, the Unites States has brought attention to slavery and human trafficking through the recently introduced National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month. Among other things, the House of Representatives approved 12 different bills aimed at combating human trafficking. This issue is now to be further discussed in the Senate. It all started with… Read more »


Kolab doesn’t know who her real parents are. She was allowed to go to school until year five, but horrible conditions caused a situation that forced her into selling drugs and sex at a karaoke bar. Kolab is born in 1991 and grew up on a farm in Cambodia. On the farm, she was treated… Read more »