Kanika works with the Centre for Budget and Governance Accountability. She specialises in research and capacity building efforts on Gender Responsive Budgeting (GRB), and other issues relating to women such as fiscal policy measures for addressing violence against women. Her areas of interest also include drinking water and sanitation. She was previously involved in coordinating CBGA's work as the secretariat of the network of civil society budget groups, People's Budget Initiative (PBI). She can be reached at [email protected].