Reply To: Reflect and discuss: Why prevention in Mercy’s story


    Mercy’s story, shows that she has been exposed to violence in many forms that include physical, psychological/ emotional, and economic that has too resulted in her girl child dropping out to look after her siblings as well as help her with market ventures. So its imperative to prevent violence to avoid recurrence or increase severity.

    Activities to prevent violence should target agency, inter-relations, community and systems and of key from Mercy story should include economic activities to boost their household financial streams so as to meet basic needs, promote power to contribute in decision making regarding resource utilization and to meet the needs of her girl child to include education