Sally Cawood

Research Fellow - University of Leeds

Dr. Sally Cawood is a Global Challenges Research Fellow at the The University of Sheffield . She is currently working on a two year GCRF-Funded research project with WaterAid UK, India, and Bangladesh to explore opportunities to improve the lives and livelihoods of sanitation workers (especially women) in India and Bangladesh.

Dr. Sally Cawood was a Research Fellow in Urban Sanitation (Health and Welfare Impacts) at the School of Civil Engineering, University of Leeds. She has worked on the Climate and Costs in Urban Sanitation (CACTUS) project funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Sally has completed her PhD at the Global Development Institute (GDI), University of Manchester, focusing on the role of  Community Based Organizations (CBOs) in accessing, managing and maintaining water and sanitation facilities in low-income settlements in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Sally’s research interests are inclusive Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), community led urban development, collective action (e.g. CBOs, cooperatives and urban social movements), gender and WASH, climate change impacts, and adaptations in low-income settlements.

Posts by Sally Cawood

Water and Sanitation in Dhaka’s Low-Income Settlements, Bangladesh

Author draws on data collected in three low-income settlements to outline how much residents pay for water and sanitation (WatSan) services in Dhaka, Bangladesh.