Según el Traffic in Persons Report 2009, elaborado por le Departamento de Estado norteamericano (Muslim Countries in Mideast, Africa Lead World in Human Traffic):
Muslim countries in the Middle East and north-central Africa lead the world in human trafficking, according to a new U.S. State Department report.
Of the 17 countries that were given the «Tier 3» listing reserved for the worst offenders, nine were Muslim countries or countries with a large Muslim population from these two regions. Tier 3 countries are defined as those «whose governments do not fully comply
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