Ruchira Gupta

Ruchira Gupta is an Emmy winning journalist and Founder of NGO, Apne Aap with a mission to create a world in which no child is bought or sold. I Kick and I Fly is her debut novel. She advises the UN on child protection and women’s empowerment issues, especially related to sex-trafficking. She has been awarded the French Ordre National du Mérite, the Clinton Global Citizen Award, and the UN NGO CSW Woman of Distinction, among other honors, for her Activism. She has co-written a book with Gloria Steinem, As if Women Matter and edited two anthologies, River of Flesh and Renu’s letters to Birju Babu.