Alejandra Rajal

Documentary Photographer
Location: Mexico City, Mexico
Nationality: Mexican
Biography: Alejandra Rajal is a documentary photographer born and based in Mexico. Her vision focuses mainly on creating awareness of different realities, aiming to social conscience. Currently, she works as a freelance photographer dividing her time between... read on
Women´s March / Mexico City
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Jan 23, 2017

Some of the photos I took for the #womensmarch in Mexico City. Hundreds of people gathered outside the US embassy to take part in the global march, Mexicans and Americans marched together screaming chants in both: English and Spanish.


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