This Charter sets out your basic rights and entitlements, as a survivor of sexual assaults, to adequate and appropriate services from all agencies responsible for addressing crime such as the Police, the Director of Public Prosecutions (D.P.P.), the medical sector, the Court, the child protection agencies, the department responsible for women/gender affairs and all other referral agencies.
You must be treated with courtesy, compassion, cultural sensitivity and respect for your rights and dignity. To facilitate service delivery, the agencies will need details about all aspect of the sexual assault but you are entitled to have a support person present if needed.
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