Realstars cooperates with operators in Iceland

Iceland is a popular destination for tourists captivated by nature. Sadly the island also has been introduced to the trafficking industry where mostly women are sold online. RealStars recently were in place to share our concept on how to gather key operators in a unified approach to counteract prostitution. Malin Roux Johansson were invited and… Read more »

Women who survived prostitution share their stories

RealStars guestblogger Robert Schenck reviews the bok Prostitution Narratives, stories of the survival in the sex trade, where the reader gets to share in the valuable stories and experiences of the survivors of prostitution Author: Caroline Norma and Melinda Tankard Reist, editors Publisher: Spinifex Press, North Melbourne, Australia, 2016 Book review by Robert Schenck “…there… Read more »

Huge commitments that eliminate harmful attitudes

The EU Anti-Trafficking Day, October 18th, was a great opportunity to highlight and raisepublic awareness about sex trafficking and the purchasing of sex. This year’s campaign included 35 partners who collaborated to reach a new audience with the message about Fair Sex. At the Clarion Hotel Stockholm, one of our partners in ‘Hotels Against Trafficking’,… Read more »

The behaviours of Swedish purchasers of commercial sex acts outlined

Approximately 80 % of the commercial sex acts by Swedish men occurs in foreign countries. An undercover-report from the network Schyst Resande which include RealStars has revealed the behaviours and attitudes of the purchasers of commercial sex acts. The report also states how ordinary tourism is a contributing factor in normalisation of the commercial sex… Read more »

The EU anti-trafficking day will raise awareness of today’s slavery

Today, October 18th it is the EU’s anti-trafficking-day, a day when we give extra attention to the extensive human trafficking that is happening today, right now, and yesterday as well as tomorrow. Selling or buying human beings, slavery, is something that most people would relate to colonialism, something that happened a long time ago. That… Read more »

Realstars Exchange knowledge and Inspiration in The United States of America on An Anti-Sex Trafficking Conference

Realstars regularly visits Brussel and other countries to talk about fair-sex and promote the Swedish sex-buying law. In September, we visited Chicago and took the opportunity to go to an important conference the 15:th International Human Trafficking & Social Justice Conference at The Toledo university. Under the latest couple of years, Illinois is the only… Read more »

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 »