The freezing loneliness made one wish for death, journalist Joyce Sikhakhane-Rankin said of solitary confinement. With seven other women, including Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, she was held for more than a year. This is the story of these heroic women, their refusal to testify in the Trial of 22 in 1969, their brutal detention and how they picked up their lives afterwards.