Sapna specializes in qualitative research and has studied innovative approaches to the improvement of public service delivery, as well as the promotion of social inclusion in India. These innovations span sectors and have included initiatives by national and state governments, international organizations, civil society organizations and the private sector. She has experience in researching health, education, environment, child development, gender and ICT (information and communication technologies) for development efforts.
At ICRW, Sapna coordinates and conducts qualitative research primarily on health and reproductive rights of women. She works on men and masculinities and has recently led the study on Male Involvement in Pre-Marital Abortions in Delhi. She also supports The 3D Program for Women and Girls, which aims to advance “gender equality and girls’ and women’s empowerment by facilitating convergent action across stakeholders and sectors to increase economic opportunities for girls and women,” as well as address their health, education and safety.