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Legal Debate video highlights: are quotas the solution to gender equality?

Watch the highlights from Thomson Reuters second Legal Debate of 2018, where industry heavyweights from media, law and politics came together to debate the motion: ‘Quotas are the only solution to gender equality in the workplace’.

The debating panel was comprised of Catherine Mayer, Co-Founder of the Women’s Equality Party, and Dr Charlotte Proudman, Barrister at Goldsmith Chambers, who both argued in favour of the debate’s motion. Meanwhile, Justin Webb, Journalist and Radio Presenter, and Vivienne Artz, President of Women in Banking and Finance and Chief Privacy Officer at Thomson Reuters, argued against the motion.

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