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Adult women don't want 'Daddy's little princess' written on their T-shirts

Influencer Sinead Burke talks to Ouch about fashion and equality

Sinead Burke is all about fashion and equality and in September appeared on the front cover of British Vogue.

At three and a half feet tall, she is a fair few notches below average height and describes herself as a "little person".

Find out what happens when you are too short to be able to reach up and lock the toilet door behind you? Or what if the most fashionable choice of clothes you have are in the children's department and have "Daddy's Little Princess" written on them?

In this month's Ouch podcast from the BBC, Sinead explains how she has used people's interest in fashion to shine a light on inclusive design in public spaces and equality generally and how it has led to other opportunities and the launch of her own podcast.

Inspiration is a hideously over-used word when talking about disabled people but I think we can safely say this is a genuinely uplifting listen which gives plenty of great ideas, different ways of looking at life and, if you are disabled, it may well stoke your self esteem a little.

One of the hosts of our programme, Simon Minty, is also a little person which lets us dive deep into areas most interviewers wouldnt' think to ask which also brings plenty of wicked humour.

With Kate Monaghan and Simon Minty

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