The Kentucky Association of Sexual Assault Programs, Inc. (KASAP) is the statewide coalition of the 13 rape crisis centers in the Commonwealth. The mission of KASAP is to speak with a unified voice against sexual victimization.
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Other Fundamental Rights
- Right to privacy, i.e., refuse to discuss personal information (‘remain silent’) and make certain decisions.
- See U.S. Constitution 4th and 14th Amendments.
- Right to intervene in legal proceedings where one’s medical records or other confidential information may be used. For information see KRS 422.315.
- Right to be treated with respect and to be believed, regardless of age, gender, race, marital status, relation to perpetrator, profession, or other personal factor.
- Right to protection from further violence or intimidation. Funding for protection by law enforcement may be available through the Victim & Witness Protection Program. For information see KRS 15.247 & 40 KAR 6:010. Contact the Prosecutor’s Advisory Council at (502) 696-5500.
This project was supported by Grant Number VAWA ARRA-2009-KASAP-00034 awarded through the Kentucky Justice and Public Safety Cabinet by the Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice. The Opinions, findings, conclusions and recommendations expressed in this publication/program/exhibition are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women or the Kentucky Justice and Public Safety Cabinet.
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