[Kabul, June 17. Image via Getty]

Burqa-clad Afghan women carry their children as they walk early in the morning in Kabul on June 17, 2009. Afghans go to the polls on August 20 to elect a president for the only second time in the history of their turbulent country. AFP PHOTO/SHAH Marai (Photo credit should read SHAH MARAI/AFP/Getty Images)