Saturday October 24, 2020

'Here I am, on the subject of equality again - because nothing ever changes'

After the revelations over pay in recent days, will anything change at RTE or the BBC?, asks Colette Sexton

25th July, 2017
Will we ever get the balance right? Pic: Getty

Equality is something I discuss and debate a lot.

I point out that companies who have more women and minorities at the top make more profits. I dispel myths that people "don’t like women’s voices on the radio" (research shows this isn’t true). And I share my many, many stories of how, as a woman, in journalism I have had to put up with some ridiculous comments over the years....

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