Kalpana Sharma

Kalpana Sharma is an independent journalist, columnist, and author specializing in developmental, environmental, and gender issues. She has worked with Himmat Weekly, Indian Express, Times of India, and The Hindu. Currently, she writes a media column for Newslaundry.com. Her books include The Silence and the Storm: Narratives of Violence Against Women in India” (2019), Rediscovering Dharavi: Stories from Asia’s Largest Slum (2000). She has edited Single by Choice, Happily Unmarried Women (2019), Missing: Half the Story, Journalism as if Gender Matters (2010), and co-edited Whose News? The Media and Women’s Issues (1994/2006), and Terror Counter-Terror: Women Speak Out (2003).