Burqa-clad Women Attend Campaign Events in Afghanistan

Beyond the Veil|Burqa-clad women attended a campaign event for presidential candidate and former finance minister Ashraf Ghani in Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday. On Thursday, President Hamid Karzai’s main rival, Abdullah Abdullah, drew a huge crowd. The Taliban has vowed to disrupt the Aug. 20 presidential election. (Massoud Hossaini/Agence France-Presse/Getty Images)