Libby Abbott (Nepal)


Libby Abbott

Libby Abbott (Center for Agro-Ecology and Development – CAED and Women's Reproductive Rights Program – WRRP): Libby lived and studied in North India for eight months as a college junior. She interned with a local NGO in Varanasi where she worked on reproductive health programs for girls living in slums. Libby also designed and conducted her own field research of a family planning service delivery model in a nearby rural district. After graduating from Brown University, Libby continued her work in public health in India as a research assistant on a tuberculosis treatment in Chennai, South India. Libby interned at The Advocacy Project in Washington before her fellowship.



16 Sep

Padma Kumari–Nothing to offer

The hardest thing about this job is not being able to do anything for the

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Posted Sep 16, 2008

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11 Sep

Chalidevi Regmi–When hope is no longer relevant

Chalidevi Regmi isn’t interested in having surgery to treat her prolapsed uterus. She has given

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Posted Sep 11, 2008

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10 Sep

Birma Prayar–Poverty, Violence Against Women, and Uterine Prolapse

Birma Prayar’s dress is stained with grease and dirt. She is barefoot, and her hands—which

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Posted Sep 10, 2008

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09 Sep

Female Community Health Volunteers: Models of behavior change for women with uterine prolapse?

My interviews with Yam Kumari Budha and Dilsara Chand happened almost accidentally. After meeting a

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Posted Sep 09, 2008

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09 Sep

Mansala BK: Hardship and suffering in the Far West

I met Mansala BK in the post-op ward of the Kohalpur Medical College, outside of

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Posted Sep 09, 2008

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08 Sep

To the West

We’ve been talking about this trip to Nepalgunj for weeks now. This would be my

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Posted Sep 08, 2008

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30 Aug

The empowerment of one

“Your husband is supposed to be looked upon as God,” Bimala Ghimire says, explaining the

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Posted Aug 30, 2008

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11 Aug

Community Information Sesssion: An affirmation of faith

At first glance it seemed an unlikely location for a community information session. An hour

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Posted Aug 11, 2008

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10 Aug

Working with the Uterine Prolapse Alliance: Keeping the faith

Working with the Uterine Prolapse Alliance (UPA) has been, in some respects, an exercise in

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Posted Aug 10, 2008

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04 Aug

Barabati: Poverty and Uterine Prolapse in Nepal

For twenty years Barabati suffered from uterine prolapse without telling even her husband about her

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Posted Aug 04, 2008

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26 Jul

Chandmati Pasi: A profile of uterine prolapse in Nepal

Chandmati Pasi is, if nothing else, candid. She answers inquiries about her life with a

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Posted Jul 26, 2008

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22 Jul

Caste, community and values in today’s Nepal

In the style of most Nepali friendships, my friendships with Deepa and Nandu were almost

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Posted Jul 22, 2008

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19 Jul

Sabitri Kohar: A profile of uterine prolapse in Nepal

Just a month or two after giving birth to her first child at the age

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Posted Jul 19, 2008

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12 Jul

Uterine Prolapse Radio Feature with Radio Jagaran, Butwal

Described as flat, dusty, crowded and hot in the Lonely Planet, the town of Butwal

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Posted Jul 12, 2008

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01 Jul

Starting work with the Uterine Prolapse Alliance

After two days of grey and intermittent rain in the valley, today was bright and

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Posted Jul 01, 2008

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