The Military Academy and Corps addressed prostitution and human trafficking together with RealStars

Human trafficking and prostitution are, unfortunately, a big part of crisis and conflict. Sadly these issues tend to end up being swept under the carpet. At the beginning of May RealStars and the Military Academy´s student corps had the opportunity to arrange an important, appreciated lecture entitled “Human trafficking in times of war”. Lecturers were… Read more »

Great dedication amongst soon-to-be teacher assistants

Realstars visited Katrinebergs folk college for a one-day workshop with soon-to-be teacher assistants. We met a dedicated group that had lots of questions and we had a very rewarding day together. We talked about trafficking, prostitution and how we can decrease demand. We also asked us the question; How do we talk about this with… Read more »

CSR Forum – #CSRMOTSEXKÖP

On the 18th of April, Realstars were one of the exhibitors at CSR Forum with the theme of Integration and Climate. We stuck out when talking about Corporate Social Responsibility against commercial sexual exploitation. Many important topics were brought up throughout the day and several talented speakers brought up important questions and societal issues, however,… Read more »

New illustrations for Fair Sex – Thank you Eric who also talks about the work

Realstars have many creative people to thank for creating and opinion-forming for Fair Sex and thereby against trafficking. Creativity for Fair Sex is part of our work in schools. But a lot of working people choose also to take a position for everybody’s equal value through different creative expressions for Fair Sex. Now we have… 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 »

RealStars at the Human Rights Days 2017

On the 9th – 11th of November, RealStars attended the Human Rights Days in Jönköping. It was three very rewarding and exciting days were we met a lot of people and had important discussions over how we can work with human rights in Sweden and abroad. There were also a lot of people interested in… Read more »

The Pimping of Prostitution by Julie Bindel – A book about the international resistance against the Nordic model

Review by Robert Schenck Julie Bindel, famous English journalist and feminist, talks about her long standing, global fight against prostitution, and for “the Nordic model”. In the book we get to read about the tremendously strong forces that she has to work against and also about the arguments and strategies of the prostitution advocators. Before… Read more »

Why should we only criminalise the buyer of sex?

Last Saturday, October 25th, RealStars visited three introductory language classes at Sundler high school in Vårgårda. The students had many thoughts and reflections primarily around why the Swedish Sex Purchase Act only criminalises the buyer of sex. During the visit it became clear that the students were very interested in and curious about everything to… Read more »

Current discussions and rewarding conversations at PEAB

On the 17th of October, RealStars visited two of PEAB’s introductory language classes. RealStars was once again met with striking engagement and commitment, but also problematic attitudes regardings sex on equal terms – Fair Sex. When RealStars lectures on trafficking and prostitution, we always ask the audience what is the biggest reason it exists. Very… Read more »