In 2021, 86 per cent of young Australian women consider themselves feminists. That’s ten per cent more than in 2019, according to Australia Talks. And young men are on board too.
But, this generation is reshaping feminism to represent their priorities.
This means seeing COVID through a gender lens, feminist climate change action, intersectionality and queerness are front and centre.
What will it take to bring about the future they are imagining for themselves?
Yasmin Poole, writer, speaker, youth advocate, board director at YWCA and OzHarvest and winner of the Global Youth Influencer of the Year