Arita Sarkar is a journalist based out of Mumbai. Since 2011, she has been a reporter at The Hindu, Mumbai Mirror, the Indian Express and Mid-Day. Her interest in cases concerning the Juvenile Justice Act, the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act and child rehabilitation led her to research and write a book about the widespread kidnapping of children in India. After completing her schooling from the American International School/Dhaka, she graduated from Delhi University with a degree in English literature and later attended the Asian College of Journalism in Chennai. Apart from being a writer, she is an ardent lover of music and food and loves to dabble in a bit of both.