In this series of special reports, Tyne Tees looks at the issue of rape in the North East.
For the first time, our cameras have been allowed into one of the region's specialist rape centres, to see what a rape victim goes through in the hours after an attack.
We follow one woman on a difficult journey in search of justice and recovery.
More top news
Remain or Leave? The impact on business in the North East.
A dad from Sunderland who's won £1million on a scratchcard says he was concerned about how he was going to pay the bills
Another red kite has been found shot in North Yorkshire. Police are asking for help in the fight against persecution of the rare birds