Originally published by Anna Silman for Salon.com on August 24, 2015—
“13-year-old “Girl Meets World” star Rowan Blanchard has already proven herself wise beyond her years, speaking about the #HeForShe campaign at UN Women’s annual conference about gender inequality in June.
After name-checking law professor Kimberlé Crenshaw and 16-year-old “Hunger Games” actress Amandla Stenberg, who made waves earlier this year with a video on cultural appropriation, Blanchard concludes: “To only acknowledge feminism from a one sided view when the literal DEFINITION is the equality of the sexes is not feminism at all,” Blanchard continued. “We need to be talking about this more. Discussion leads to change.””
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