Willisden, London. 1977<br />
Mrs Jayaben Desai leader of Asian women's strike at the Grunwick film processing factory. In protest over working conditions and not being allowed to join a union, Mrs Desai confronted the management:- "What you are running here is not a factory, it is a zoo. In a zoo there are many types of animals. Some are monkeys who dance on your fingers tips, others are lions who can bite you...We are the lions Mr Manager”.<br />
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GRUNWICK PROTEST STRIKE LONDON 1970s 1977 ENGLAND STOCK PHOTO IMAGES PHOTOGRAPHY
Willisden, London. 1977
Mrs Jayaben Desai leader of Asian women's strike at the Grunwick film processing factory. In protest over working conditions and not being allowed to join a union, Mrs Desai confronted the management:- "What you are running here is not a factory, it is a zoo. In a zoo there are many types of animals. Some are monkeys who dance on your fingers tips, others are lions who can bite you...We are the lions Mr Manager”.

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