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A rape survivor in the Elman Peace and Human Rights Centre. According to abused women, aid workers and United Nations officials the Islamist militant group, al-Shabab, are gang-raping and abusing countless women and girls in southern Somalia. They are also forcing families to hand over girls for arranged marriages that often last no more than a few weeks and are essentially sexual slavery. It is not only al-Shabab who are accused, in the past few months, aid workers and victims say there's been a free-for-all of armed men preying upon women and girls displaced by Somalia's famine