They are barred from trade unions and universities.
Their husbands can legally rape them.
And they are not allowed to vote.
This could be the reality in Australia today - if it weren’t for the many women who, over more than a century of activism, fought for change.
In this passionate and timely account, Emily Maguire charts a course through the history of Australian feminism - from the First Wave to the Fourth, from suffragists to Riot Grrrls, from equal pay to #metoo. Along the way, she pays tribute to those who’ve spoken up and taken action in the face of ridicule, dismissal and violence.
This is What a Feminist Looks Like shows us how we got to where we are today - and reminds us that some battles must be fought over and over again.