Survivors speak out about sexual assault

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.”