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Chisomo Liwimbi
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She is made to believe that she is not entitled to education and the only productive thing she must and should be doing is taking care of her husband and kids. This is enabling the violence because she doesn’t know that what Clinton is doing to her is wrong and can be brought to book. She also does not know that she has a right to report her husband to law enforcers who can help her.

As well the community itself, it is subjecting girls to a life in the house and making them believe that the only important thing in a home is to please the husband. For this, if the husband is to react by beating them under the justification that they are not performing their roles correctly, the girl will feel that the husband is justified to perpetrate such violence on her.