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24 hours through the lens

Published 5:27 PM ET, Mon September 24, 2012
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Young Afghan girls watch women march past their building in Kabul on Monday to protest violence against women. There have been increasing acts of violence against women in Afghanistan. AFP/Getty Images
Spent cartridges pile up Monday after a competition at the first IPSC Shotgun World Championship in Debrecen, Hungary. More than 500 competitors from 30 countries are participating in the event, which ends Sunday. EPA/Landov
Ultra-Orthodox Jews perform the Kaparot ceremony ahead of Yom Kippur on Sunday in Jerusalem. The ritual is supposed to transfer the sins of the past year to the chicken. Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, starts Tuesday. Getty Images
Police officers hold residents after a demolition operation turned violent Monday at a shanty town Monday in Manila, Philippines. Roughly one-fifth of the sprawling city's population lives in such shanty towns. AFP/Getty Images
People walk through the Gangnam shopping district Monday in Seoul, South Korea. The Gangnam district is the wealthiest neighborhood in the country. Getty Images
Palestinian children hold candles during a vigil to show solidarity with Syrian people on Monday at the Jabaliya refugee camp in northern Gaza. Reuters/Landov