“You Have the Right” website debuts to aid sex assault survivors, loved ones
The Colorado Coalition Against Sexual Assault has debuted a new website called “You Have the Right,” which provides survivors and others with resources to identify, understand and seek care for sexual assault.
“You Have the Right” and its Spanish-language version, “Tiene el Derecho,” provide a map of support services in the state and relevant facts for survivors, such as the number of reporting options and the time forensic evidence, colloquially known as a rape kit, will take to analyze. The website also advises friends and family members of victims to avoid making decisions for them, to validate their feelings and to say they believe the survivor.
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