Kalpana Sharma is a columnist and former deputy editor of The Hindu.In her four decades as a full-time journalist, she has also held senior positions in Himmat Weekly, Indian Express and Times of India. She is the author of Rediscovering Dharavi: Stories from Asia's Largest Slum (Penguin India) and has edited Missing: Half the Story, Journalism as if Gender Matters (Zubaan Books).Currently, she is a columnist in The Sunday Magazine supplement of The Hindu and an editorial consultant with the Economic and Political Weekly. Her areas of interest include environmental, developmental and gender issues.
Kalpana Sharma will be part of the session No Country for Women: Some Truths About Rape in Chennai on February 16, 2013 at the Sir Mutha Venkatasubba Rao Concert Hall in Lady Andal School.
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