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Life for the slaves
How does it begin? Crammed into a ship, not even space to turn round. And how does it end? Suzanne Elvidge on what life was like as a slave
What can we do?
So, what can we do? We can learn about ‘old’ slavery and the fight for its abolition to make sure that it cannot happen again. Suzanne Elvidge reports
Anniversary events
Some call it remembrance, some celebrating, some repentance. Whichever way, the 200th anniversary of the slave trade is not about to pass unmarked as Steve Tomkins discovers
Modern slavery
Suzanne Elvidge looks at how the exploitation of people carries on today
Slavery books
Charlotte Haines-Lyon and Andrew Chapman present a round-up of some newly-published books looking at the history and impact of the slave trade, past and present
Haiti's modern day slavery
Haiti is one of the poorest countries in the world. Desperate times are seeing a return in the barbaric practice of slavery, albeit under a different name
Freedom! sculpture unveiled An original sculpture has been commissioned by Christian Aid and National Museums Liverpool from a group of Haitian artists representing their continuing struggle for freedom and human rights. View photo gallery
Make Slavery History
Adam Hochschild, author of Bury the Chains a critically acclaimed book on slavery, writes about the determination of the abolitionist movement and what we can learn from them today, 200 years on
The women for liberation
Suzanne Elvidge looks at the role of women in the anti-slavery movement
Wilberforce Wilberforce top 10
Steve Tomkins reveals ten things you probably didn’t know about anti-slavery campaigner and prominent Christian MP William Wilberforce

Celebration time
The story of Christians struggling against the injustice of the slave trade is one which should be celebrated, says Steve Tomkins

Church resources
The following resources were published for the International Day of Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition

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