She said many victims — largely women — will refrain from reporting or speaking about their experiences because they feel culpable, even years after the fact."There's also a continuing social stigma," she said, adding friends, colleagues and even family members may engage in victim-blaming, asking what the person may have done to contribute to being attacked."It is never the fault of the survivor for being attacked, regardless of how she behaved, what she said, what she was wearing," said Witelson."She will have to answer questions that are very personal and private and can actually make her feel like her dignity is being attacked," said Witelson, adding that civil suits, human rights claims and victims' compensation boards are, for some, less adversarial alternatives to the criminal courts. Chapelle says that's one of the key reasons she didn't come forward."You know that you're going to be questioned," she said. I wasn't willing to put myself in front of that prosecution and I was really afraid of the line of questioning." Nearly 30 years later, she says little has changed for sexual assault survivors, citing a lack of culturally appropriate services and forensic testing that is still an hours-long drive away from many rural communities.
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But Chapelle couldn't escape the memory of the assault.