“Girls used to not vote, and then there were these girls who fighted to vote. They were very silly women because they got killed. So it’s very important for girls to vote. Otherwise, that will happen again.”

Meet Eva, a passionate, pint-sized advocate of a woman’s right to vote. She’s featured in the series ‘The Secret Life Of 5-Year-Olds‘ from the Public Service Broadcaster Channel 4, which follows children as they take their first steps towards independence.

In this episode, which poses the question, “Are boys stronger than girls?”, Eva emerges as our new feminist hero as she challenges her friend Jude’s gender based assumptions. After showing him exactly what girls are made of with a killer karate lesson, Eva offers one indisputable truth to prove to Jude that girls CAN be scientists…

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