Search
Close this search box.
Search
Close this search box.

Fernanda Vázquez is a decolonial feminist and activist in women’s rights and sexual and reproductive rights from México.

In this episode, Fernanda discusses studying International Relations at university and attending the Women’s March in México City with her mother. She speaks about learning about feminism during the pandemic, becoming a decolonial feminist, and being inspired by Angela Davis. Being aware of the high rates of violence against women in her country, at an early age, Fernanda protested street harassment when she observed her mother experiencing it.

Fernanda had a very good childhood, with her parents allowing her to make many decisions for herself, and she observed her parents share the responsibilities of the household.

Fernanda Vázquez speaks to the importance of young people’s participation in political discussions and decisions.

In September 2023, Fernanda had the privilege of speaking in events related to the United Nations general Assembly. She talks about the positive change that is coming from grassroots organizations and from the leadership of young people.

Fernanda believes that we can work together to have a better world and highlights the importance of mentorship, intergenerational dialogs and support networks for young people where they can speak and develop themselves. This episode touches upon advocacy for women’s rights, including the right to decide what they want to do with their bodies, the right to education, and the right to avoid early marriage and to choose whether or not that want to be married at all.

The Power Of Stories Podcast by SayItForward.org is a podcast BY women, ABOUT women, and FOR women! 

Stories connect us and inspire us, and in this podcast, women from around the world, talk about their experiences on their personal path to empowerment. Their stories of resilience, of overcoming fears, and of pursuing their dreams will remind you that you are not alone in facing life’s challenges. See more episodes here.

The Conversation

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Read More

Listen

Girls’ Globe is the global media platform for changemakers and organizations
working to strengthen gender equality, human rights and social justice.

We amplify voices for equality, rights and justice all year round...

Subscribe and help build the global feminist media movement - one post at a time.

Hey there! We use cookies 🍪 to ensure that we give you the best experience of our global feminist media platform. If you continue to use this site we assume you’re happy with it. 

 Gain visibility, develop your content and have a greater impact with our Publishing Memberships for Organizations. Learn more and apply here.

This membership is for experienced individuals and leaders within gender equality, human rights and sustainability. Learn more and apply here.

A communications and sustainable activism program for young women changemakers worldwide.

Girls’ Globe is all about collaboration. We’ve partnered with grassroots organizations, international NGOs, and private companies. Learn more about partnership opportunities here.

Coming Soon!

Subscribe and be the first to
know when we launch.