Singer Scottish singer
But Parton, 68, who last week played two nights at the SSE Hydro in
She praised her goddaughter Cyrus, saying the young star is "fantastic".
Parton said women had made great leaps in society since she starred alongside
"I think women have been accepted a lot over the years. It has more to do with your attitude, your personality and your talent," the country music star said.
"I never had those problems. It served me well, being a girl, and being brought up in a family of men. Six brothers, my dad, close to all my uncles. So I know men, I love men, I understand men.
"Women have got a long way to go, but I really think we've made a lot of great strides since
"Women still don't get as much credit, or equal pay, but there are a lot of wonderful women out there doing a lot of wonderful things."