Kalpana Sharma is an independent journalist and author. Specializing in developmental and environmental issues, and gender, she has worked with Himmat Weekly, Indian Express, The Times of India and The Hindu. She was also Consulting Editor with Economic & Political Weekly and Readers’ Editor with Scroll.in. Her publications include The Silence and the Storm: Narratives of Violence Against Women in India (2019), Rediscovering Dharavi: Stories from Asia’s Largest Slum (2000), Single by Choice, Happily Unmarried Women (ed; 2019), Missing: Half the Story, Journalism as if Gender Matters (ed; 2010), and Whose News? The Media and Women’s Issues (co-ed; 1994/2006), and Terror Counter-Terror: Women Speak Out (co-ed; 2003).