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The Season Around the World Service


The 200th anniversary of the abolition of the slave trade is very much a British commemoration, but slavery in all its forms has touched the lives of a great many people all over the world.

Across BBC World Service, journalists have been recognising this on our international websites. Click below to browse through slavery specials by language.

BBC China

BBC French for Africa

BBC Great Lakes

BBC Mundo for Latin America

BBC Portuguese for Africa

BBC Russian

BBC Urdu

The World Service also broadcasts in English to the Caribbean and Africa. Browse the season's coverage from those services.

BBC Caribbean

Network Africa

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