Kids, not criminals: Egypt fights stigmas with Street Children World Cup

Egypt trains a team of children who were living on the streets to play football in the Street Children World Cup, an event that aims to challenge the negative perceptions and treatment of street children around the world. Ahead of each FIFA World Cup, the tournament brings street children from across five continents to play football and participate in the arts and an international conference.

Videography, editing and direction by Lindsey Parietti

Translation by Heba Afify

 
 
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Lindsey Parietti 
Lindsey is a founder and the multimedia editor of Mada Masr and a former Reuters video producer. She studied journalism and political science at Boston University and covered politics in the U.S. before moving to Cairo in 2008.
 
 
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