Get your popcorn out as the Street Child World Cup hits the silver screen...

*Added on behalf of Frances*

Street Kids Unitedis a brand new film telling the story of the Umthombo Young Stars, afootball team made up of street children from Durban, South Africa, asthey prepare to represent their country at the first ever Street ChildWorld Cup. 

This heart-warming documentary premiered at the Berlin Film Festival in front of a warm and appreciative crowd, and you can watch the trailer here

 

You mayremember that Helle wrote a blog about the recent release of the DurbanDeclaration,  which reflects the main issues raised by street childrenaround the world, highlights the importance of their right to be heard.

To read the Durban Declaration and implications for government and civil society, click here.

To view a video from street children in the Philippines, voicing the Durban Declaration, click here.

Thank you for reading!
Frances

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