Most of these girls are raped within 24 hours of their departure, according to government officials.
In Tehran, there are an estimated 84,000 women and girls in prostitution, many of them are on the Streets, others are in the 250 brothels that reportedly operate in the City.
Iran made major contributions to the Islamic Golden Age that followed, producing many influential figures in art and science.
After two centuries, a period of various native Muslim dynasties began, which were later conquered by the Turks and the Mongols.
The film's director, Mojataba Raei, has reportedly refused to re-shoot Ebrahimi's scenes.
For a time Ebrahimi was rumored to have attempted suicide because of all the negative media attention after her police interrogation.
The Iranian realm fell to Alexander the Great in the fourth century BC, but reemerged shortly after as the Parthian Empire, followed by the Sasanian Empire, which became a leading world power for the next four centuries.
Arab Muslims conquered the empire in the seventh century AD, ultimately leading to the displacement of the indigenous faiths of Zoroastrianism and Manichaeism with Islam.
The so-called Iranian sex tape scandal involves the public outcry and judicial proceedings against Zahra Amir Ebrahimi, an actress who appeared in the soap opera Nargess, and an associate producer, accused of appearing together in an explicit sex tape, allegedly filmed for private consumption with a camcorder, a serious crime under Iranian law.
Now secrets are starting to seep out from an overflowing cesspool of vile where miscreants thrive. State Department, Iran was listed among the dozen countries with the poorest record of human trafficking.
As part of our continuing focus on Iran, this week RUTV will explore the sexual trafficking of girls. In recent years, child prostitution has risen 635 percent in the country, and dozens of Iranian girls are brought to Arab countries, Pakistan and Bangladesh to be sold as sex slaves every day.
The country's central location in Eurasia and Western Asia, and its proximity to the Strait of Hormuz, give it geostrategic importance.
and reached its greatest extent during the Achaemenid Empire founded by Cyrus the Great in the sixth century BC, stretching from Eastern Europe to the Indus Valley, becoming a larger empire than previously ever existed in the world.