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In Mercy’s story, there is a comparison between the VAW and the persistence of a diarrhea and the death it had caused instead of local treatment used. After scientists research, they taken measures to prevent against this disease and deaths decreased. So, preventing violence against women is mandatory and fruitful as response services are critical. For a durable impact on reducing violence, it’s imperative to stop it before it starts and reduce the frequency and severity of further episodes where it has previously occurred.