Sexual Harassment Prosecutions Get Short Shrift in India, Lawyer Says by Neha Thirani

The low numbers of convictions in sexual harassment and molestation cases in India has caused people to take matters into their own hands. Last week, images of the men who molested a teenage girl outside a bar in Guwahati were posted on social networking sites with messages urging people to identify the men and bring them to justice. India Ink spoke with Vijayendra Pratap Singh, a partner at Amarchand & Mangaldas & Suresh A. Shroff & Co, a law firm in Delhi, about sexual assault, molestation and the justice system.

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