Scientologists involved with authorities and non-governmental organizations, through a broad-based educational campaign, contact local human rights worldwide to bring volunteers to the Scientology Mission in Costa Rica against human rights abuses, including the prevailing human trafficking. They distribute human rights brochures and enlighten the public in workshops about their human rights. Costa Rica is a Mesoamerican paradise, well known for its diverse nature and biodiversity. Climate and nature conservation are viewed as an important part of State environmental policy and also consistently implemented. Therefore, Costa Rica relies on eco-tourism to protect of the forest. Costa Rica has a high level of education and, according to Cuba, the second lowest literacy rate in Central America, as well as one of the lowest in Latin America and the developing countries. Recognized by the development program of the United Nations human development, Costa Rica exceeds standards in comparison with other countries of same income class and is located in this respect ranked five in the world.
According to the EPI report 2012 (environmental performance index) of Yale University is Costa Rica, green country, ranking at number one. In this report, an ecological balance are represented quantitatively and comparing States and companies and represents the current state, as also the dynamics of the ecosystem. On June 19, 2013, the country however came under attack of the UN refugee agency regarding the alarming human rights violations. The country is a source and a destination for trafficking in human beings and forced labour. Domestic violence against women and children is a growing problem. Child prostitution and child labour in the country is also very present. Volunteers of Scientology decided Costa Rica mission therefore to approach the victims, who were caught up in the maelstrom of the trafficking in human beings and to give them an awareness of their human rights. They developed together with the international initiative, youth for human rights”an effective program to the Human rights education in schools, make it in curriculum can be included also in the.
The volunteers met with officials, nonprofit organizations, and concerned citizens, and organized workshops for young people and educators, to inform about their human rights. Scientologists organized conferences and forums, including the youth for human rights ‘Forum in may 2013. A similar program in the same month, organized the local Government to reduce violence and to introduce protection measures for those citizens who are abused. “Scientologists and voluntary human rights activists distributed human rights brochures in simplified form the Universal Declaration of human rights” of the United Nations presented and in which all 30 human rights be explained simply. Also the requirement of a compulsory human rights education was therefore investigated. Scientologists are involved in joint effort with authorities and non-governmental organizations on five continents and over a broad-based human rights awareness campaign, to raise awareness and the implementation of the 1948 adopted the Universal Declaration of human rights”around the world to bring about. “Therefore the vision of the founder of Scientology carried L. Ron Hubbard, who once wrote: human rights must not be realized as fact as an idealistic dream”. “The Scientology religion is based on the principles of human rights, and calls on all its members to support true and humanitarian efforts in the areas of human rights.