Sarah Javeed has extensive experience in the field of social research in various regions of Pakistan, particularly within the community and health arena. At present, Sarah works as a freelance consultant for different national and international organisations, mostly in conducting research studies, programme assessments and evaluations. She has conducted several research assignments focusing on the attitudinal and behaviour aspects of health seeking behaviour, environmental and community development issues. Most of her assignments focus on reproductive health, environmental issues, child labour, gender and development, and community development projects. From 1999 to 2001, she conducted several assignments for UNFPA to support the design of behaviour change communication strategies, including formative research and field testing of a radio drama on reproductive health. Sarah has designed and implemented large quantitative and qualitative surveys. Before working as a consultant, Sarah worked for the National Institute of Population Studies as a Research Associate, for the World Conservation Union as a Population-Environment Programme Officer, and as a Programme Officer for the Population Council in Pakistan.