Ben Faccini is a novelist and writer. From 2008 to 2010, he helped run the My Life Is a Story campaign for UNESCO to raise awareness about street children. He edited Outsiders (2013), a collection by Italian authors.
Filthy and violent it may be, but life is still precious for the world’s street children. Can you look them in the eye?
Language and linguistics
Speaking in tongues
In a world that converses only in English, we’ll talk only of banal things: that’s why I want my children to be bilingual