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 »

Cyber-Vulnerability on social media platforms

RealStar’s volunteer Louise Zackrisson are thinking about social media and their role in sexual abuse.  So, social media is great right? You can share your life with others, get information about the next event near you and keep in touch with family and friends. However social media is also a virtual passage for various trafficking… Read more »

What I witnessed was probably trafficking

RealStar’s volunteer Elin Weiss writes about her experience of seeing trafficking and what you can do about it.  Before and during the summer I have seen a number of articles discussing and describing trafficking, sex trade and child marriage. I have read pieces concerning the difficulties of controlling and stopping child marriage, about people dying… Read more »

RealStars visits Finland – a country that carried out a law of compromise

RealStars continiues the mission to meet organisations in other EU countries and share our work in supporting the swedish law on prostitution and our message about Fair Sex. And the most recently is our meetings with organisations from Finland where there’s an interest in new efforts since the backlash in the work against sex trade. RealStars education in hotels and… Read more »

Strategies for reducing demand in Germany, The Netherlands and Sweden

Last year the European Commission released a report regarding human trafficking for sexual purposes. Part of the report focuses on strategies for reducing the demand for human trafficking for sexual purposes. RealStars volonteer, Gabriella Wolfe, has read the report. The report studies two different methods for reducing demand; the decriminalising of pimping and the criminalising… Read more »

Three questions to Ulrika Rogland 

RealStars regularly interviews people who play an important role in areas relating to trafficking, prostitution and assault. We now have the honour of hearing what Ulrika Rogland thinks about sex crimes and how one can work against them, especially within schools. Ulrika Rogland is one of these important voices. Ulrika previously worked as a prosecutor… Read more »

A human right’s issue of the highest importance

Read the RealStar’s volunteer Cecilia Samuelssons thoughts about rights and prostitution.  The issue of buying sex, the situation for people in prostitution and the development in countries such as Germany and The Netherlands since they legalized buying sex is a human right’s issue of highest importance. It is an issue of crimes against human’s rights,… Read more »