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.”

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...

Harmony Reid was an advocate, the person who helped victims of sexual assault become survivors. When asked, she’d tell her own story of the day she...

Carissa Dowd says she wouldn’t have taken such a public stance as a sexual assault survivor had she not been attacked in front of her two daughters...

Debunking the many myths of sexual assault


She didn’t physically fight back, so she must have wanted it.She was wearing a mini skirt, so she asked for it.She didn’t go to police right away...

Tiffany Marteau always equated silence with safety.Silence would allow her marriage to come to a swift and amicable end. Silence would allow her to...

Chessy Prout never wanted the fame and attention. She never sought the spotlight that only national television cameras can bring.The young woman at...

When sexual assault survivor Chessy Prout shed her anonymity on national television last summer, U.S. Rep. Annie Kuster watched with admiration and...

Though Donald Trump is far from silent on a wide range of topics, I suspect his White House is going to be silent on the issue of sexual assault...

Editor's note: All sexual assault charges against former Concord psychologist Foad Afshar, who was accused of molesting a patient, were dropped...

The death of a Henniker man found unresponsive in his jail cell Tuesday morning is under investigation by the Merrimack County Sheriff’s Office...

A former Proctor Academy student accused of sexual assault will face a judge next week in Concord.Derek Tillotson, 19, of Bow is scheduled to...

Prior to a reported rape on Proctor Academy’s campus in fall 2015, the school had partnered with a local crisis center to engage in a series of...

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