China's "feminists fists" are a group of self-proclaimed extreme feminists who see men as the enemy. They're also known as "rural" feminists — a term that in Chinese has a humiliating connotation, similar to the pejorative term "feminazi" in English.
"We need to tell boys that there's not only one way to be a boy, and we need to tell boys that there are also lots of ways to be a girl. And we can let them know that when they use sexist language, it lets [that other child] know that they can't be themselves or have dreams about who they want to be."
Clara Wieck was a musical prodigy. Her mother Marianne was a singer; her overbearing father, Friedrich, a music teacher. She went on to marry one of the greatest composers in history, Robert Schumann, bear eight children, and become a successful composer in her own right. But perhaps her most enduring legacy is that she invented the classical piano recital.
"She subversively wrote against some of the cultural norms for women at the time," says Melissa Ashley, whose book The Bee and the Orange Tree is a fictionalised account of d'Aulnoy's life. "She was incredible."
Chinese-Australians are more likely to hold progressive views on gender, family and women's rights compared with non-Chinese Australians, according to the ABC's Australia Talks National Survey. While 63 per cent of the Australian population disagree with the statement "Australian society would be better off if more women stayed at home with their children", that number rises to 77 per cent among Chinese-Australians.