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Iran is a source, transit and destination country for women and girls trafficked for the purposes of sexual exploitation.[1] Women and girls are trafficked to Pakistan, Turkey, the Persian Gulf, and Europe for sexual exploitation, while boys from Bangladesh, Pakistan, and Afghanistan are trafficked through Iran en route to Persian Gulf states where they are forced to work as camel jockeys, beggars, or laborers.[1] Internal trafficking is also present with women and children are also trafficked internally for commercial sexual exploitation.[1]

Iran is a key transshipment point for Southwest Asian heroin to Europe.[1] Iran has the highest percentage of the population in the world using opiates.[1]

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