Part 1 


Survivors Chessy Prout and U.S. Rep. Annie Kuster pave way for more sexual assault survivors to come forward. 


Part 2


Profile: Tiffany Marteau: ‘I was initially adamantly opposed to reporting’


Infogram.JPGSexual assault statistics don’t tell the full scope of the problem

One out of every five felony sexual assault charges filed in New Hampshire between 2012 and 2015 resulted in a conviction.

During that same time period, the number of aggravated felonious sexual assault and felonious sexual assault charges filed in state courts dropped 50 percent.



Part 3


Profile: Carissa Dowd: ‘I remember thinking ... Am I really alive?’

RapeSign.JPGDebunking the many myths of sexual assault

One of the most prominent misconceptions is that rape is the violent attack of a woman by an armed stranger who preys under the darkness of night.

Part 4


Profile: Harmony Reid, ‘I’m a damn survivor, and I’m proud of it’

SexEd.JPGSexual assault prevention education faces challenges in N.H.

The state of New Hampshire doesn’t allocate any general fund dollars to sexual assault intervention or prevention. That means the New Hampshire Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence 13 crisis centers must look elsewhere for funding.


Part 5


Profile: Chessy Prout: ‘Speaking out has helped me heal so much’


panel.jpgAt Concord sexual assault panel, advocates tout communication and prevention

“Don’t accept the status quo,” Prout said. “I did that for too long at St. Paul’s School.”

New Hampshire has enacted one of the most comprehensive laws in the country to combat campus sexual violence just weeks before controversial...

Crisis Center of Central New Hampshire’s Executive Director Jennifer Pierson has been filled with worry ever since officials confirmed the first...

Lawmakers, sexual assault survivors and university officials united Monday in saying victims will remain in the shadows and suffer further trauma...

An adjunct teaching lecturer who lost her job at Plymouth State University because she publicly supported a guidance counselor convicted of...

In his 20 years as a law enforcement officer, Alexandria police Chief Donald Sullivan said he had never been so saddened and angered by the...

Rarely do 23 educators and health professionals stand behind a convicted sex offender who repeatedly assaulted a freshman student she was...

CHICAGO – Michigan State University, already reeling from the scandal involving a gymnastics doctor who molested young athletes, maintained ties to...

A culture of silence was shattered this year as survivors of sexual assault – both celebrities and everyday people – used social media as a...

Attorneys for St. Paul’s School spent hours behind closed doors Tuesday in settlement negotiations with lawyers representing the family of sexual...

A judge has dismissed all civil claims brought against Court Appointed Special Advocates of New Hampshire by the grandparents of two girls who were...

Trauma specialist Linda Douglas told the law enforcement officers, lawmakers and college employees before her that how they respond to a disclosure...

Chessy Prout was not going to be scared into staying quiet. She knew the issue of sexual assault was bigger than her own experience and that her...

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