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Violence prevention is important for Mercy’ community because they believe men beating up their wives is normal and women see it as a sign of love. Hence this mentality shall affect the upcoming generation who shall continue with the same vice of violence against women. Additionally, the beating up wives increases fear among children which have psychological effects on them. For girls who grow up in an environment with violence, they are also likely to have the same cycle in their lifetime while for boys they might become perpetrators of violence themselves.
Violence prevention is also key for this community to avoid girls who get pregnant being forced into unintended marriages and also hence affecting the realization of their full potential in life.