She was going back to a place she'd hoped she would never see again. Her imprisonment lasted five years. Every woman who protested about pay inequality in the month-long protest had been jailed. They were charged with criminal damage as they broke into buildings to occupy them.
The 27 women’s family and friends had spent the five years they were imprisoned campaigning to get the Equal Pay act through Parliament. They were now working to attempt to change the law.
A documentary ‘The 27’ was being made about the women and those who supported them. Simonside’s current governor had agreed to allow Rosa to film inside the prison. Rosa felt ill at the thought.