Kaumudi Kashikar-Gurjar is a journalist based in Pune, Maharashtra. For the last 14 years she has largely been associated with the print and online media barring a few months in TV. She writes about children’s rights and women’s issues. She has also written about the kangaroo courts also known as jaat panchayats. After working as a full time journalist at Mid-day and Pune Mirror, she has taken a break to be able to concentrate on issues which do not give instant news stories but need to be written about.