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Photo journal: Afghan election candidate
Introduction

Twenty-four-year-old Sabrina Sagheb is the youngest woman to stand in Afghanistan's parliamentary elections on 18 September 2005. Polaris photographer Patrick Andrade spent 13 September on the campaign trail with her.

Sabrina is campaigning on a platform of liberal reform and gender equality.

She hopes to make the wearing of the burkha a matter of choice for all women and advocates an end to forced marriages.

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