Women Machinists Strike at Ford's, Dagenham

The strike at Ford's car factory in Dagenham, East London, in 1968 led to equal pay legislation in the UK. But some of the women strikers tell Witness, that wasn't their original intention.

(Photo: Women strikers at Dagenham, Credit: Central Press/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

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