THE HISTORY OF THE RAPE KIT
" The kit is one of the most powerful tools ever invented to bring criminals to justice. And yet, you’ve never heard of Marty Goddard. In many ways she and her invention shared the same fate. They were enormously important and consistently overlooked."
This is the story of the woman who forced the police to start treating sexual assault like a crime.
Read more about Marty Goddard, the invention of the rape-kit and the improvement in sexual assault investigation protocols in this New York Times Article.