Posts Categorized: Volontärer

A verdict to defend women’s rights

In July, the court of appeal announced a verdict that entrained a strong standpoint for women’s rights. In the lawsuit, a woman had been awoken in the middle of the night by her boyfriend raping her when they were in a cabin out in the woods. When she woke up she was terrified and did… Read more »

No, legalising the sex purchase industry is not best for people in prostitution

A global debate that most people have heard of is that of the legislation concerning the sex purchase industry and prostitution. Different countries have different legislations and on all sides there are debaters who are sure about being right. In Sweden we have, as most people are aware of, a legislation that criminalises the purchase,… Read more »

Welcome to a workshop about digital media with an external communicator

Social media – for Fair Sex and against trafficking! RealStars are hosting a valuable workshop in digital marketing, for those of you who enjoy social media and are curious on how to use social media together with us in order to contribute to a better world. You will also get an introduction about the ways… Read more »

Report from RealStars’ volunteer activities in Stockholm

RealStars volunteer activities in Stockholm continue well into the autumn with meetings and other outreach initiatives. It has also been planned that the theme for this year’s ‘Music Help’, beginning in December, will be “Children are not for sale”.  On the 11th of October, a combined introduction meeting and Fair Sex agent-training was held in… Read more »

How I got here

Hello everybody! My name is Eric Cagenius and I recently became a volunteer here at RealStars. I thought I would tell you guys how I got in touch with RealStars, and what got me to want to be engaged.   I could start off by mentioning a lot of overwhelming numbers and statistics. But what… Read more »

While the coffe gets cold

RealStar’s volunteer Ida Kjellberg Stjernström writes about her experiences from a refugeecamp in Lebanon.  ”It was night and dark outside. We walked through the mountains with smugglers. We had no food and no water. Many of my friends did not survive. I was afraid” My friend told me this when I asked him how he… Read more »

We have to talk about those who buy other people’s bodies

Read the RealStar’s volunteer Cecilia Samuelssons thoughts about sexbuyers.  In conversations about prostitution we often talk about those selling sex, about the act of selling sex, and sometimes about efforts to deal with prostitution; about the work of the police, and what they see in their work. Most people have their own image of women… Read more »

Regarding men who believe they have a right to sex

Read our volunteer Cecilias thoughts about men and prostitution.  We must never allow the conversation on sex buying and prostitution to be dominated and defined by people who believe it’s a human (or men’s) right to have sex, and that this “right” is more important than to protect vulnerable people, to prevent exploitation and to… Read more »