Cruise lines reported 82 alleged sexual assaults from 2018 to the Department of Transportation, more than any other crime.
A reported sexual assault aboard a cruise ship raised questions about which laws apply — and whether passengers are protected.
Since 2016, 220 sexual assaults aboard cruise ships have been reported to the U.S. Department of Transportation.
You have the right to have a sexual assault forensic exam on board. Cruise ships must have the equipment and materials for performing this medical exam.
Unfortunately, most people who read this have likely experienced some form of rape or sexual assault on a cruise ship. This isn't the kind of research that folks.