[Petab-e Shinia, Afghanistan; July 30. Image via Getty]

Afghan women attend a campaign event for President Hamid Karzai, one of 41 presidential candidates, in Petab-e Shinia village of Behsud district in Wardak province on July 30, 2009. Afghanistan's people will go to the polls to elect the next president on August 20 in the second election after the 2001 defeat of the Taliban. AFP PHOTO/Massoud HOSSAINI (Photo credit should read MASSOUD HOSSAINI/AFP/Getty Images)