Guardian Article on Dagenham Strike Anniversary

Updated: Oct 28, 2018




Made in Dagenham, yes – but women went on strike in Halewood too

The Guardian

Nadia Khomami

6 June 2018


"Women have to unite to tackle the obstacles they continue to face in the workplace, a former sewing machinist at Ford in the 1960s has said on the 50th anniversary of the epochal Dagenham strikes that changed the face of history.


It was a normal day like any other when female employees at Ford’s Dagenham plant, who felt increasingly frustrated by an unequal pay structure, walked out."


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