Produced by Jane Skrypnek, Jennifer Liu and Esther Mngodo

When Carleton University student Elizabeth Peprah was sexually assaulted in 2016, she struggled to find support in her recovery. Poetry became her way to heal from the trauma. Today, Elizabeth is building on her healing experience by creating the Survivor’s Boat, a poetry support system for survivors of sexual assault.

This story was originally broadcasted on The 25th Hour on Oct. 4, 2018.