Survivors have rights!
- You have the right to be treated with respect & dignity at all time by nurses, doctors, police officers, prosecutors & social workers who help you after the assault.
- You have the right to be given full & accurate information about your health. Health workers must tell you about any medicines they recommend to you, as well as the cost of those medicines. This includes information on HIV prophylaxis & emergency contraception.
- You have the right to emergency medical treatment if you are seriously injured even if you cannot pay for it.
- Information about your health is confidential. No health care worker can give out this information without your written permission.
- You have the right to refuse treatment for any reason.
- Justice for All Reauthorization Act of 2016
- The Federal Campus Sexual Assault Victims’ Bill of Rights
- Crime Victims’ Rights Act
- Child Victims Act
- Sexual Assault Victim Bill of Rights
- The Rights of Crime Victims in New York State
- Processing and Maintenance of Sexual Offense Evidence Kits