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I always receive little pay and denied shows because I’m a woman—comedian Jacinta

I always receive little pay and denied shows because I’m a woman—comedian Jacinta

Kofi Dekye Acquaye 4 months ago 0

Jacinta Asi Ocansey, a well-known Ghanaian comedian and actress, recently talked about the difficulties she has had in her career. She disclosed situations in which her gender has prevented her from getting certain jobs and from receiving certain compensation.

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The gifted performer shared her experiences, bringing attention to the persistent gender disparities in the comedy industry and shedding light on the gender pay gap and discrimination in showbiz.

She claims that in the past, she declined jobs when she learned that her male coworkers were receiving significantly more money for the same task. In her explanation, she said, “You know, our industry is so small that I could pick up my phone, call my colleagues, and ask, ‘Guy, how far are these people calling? Have they called you?'”

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She continued by explaining that in these circumstances, it is her responsibility to negotiate for greater pay and politely decline offers that do not satisfy her needs.

She claimed it is unfair for women to be evaluated in the industry solely based on their gender rather than their credentials and skills.

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