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


    violence prevention is key in promoting people rights because it is fundamental that people live without fear. Violence has a lot of consequences on the individual, families and community as a whole. It is health threatening issue. Prevention of violence is important because people (women and girls) live with fear; Violence can prevent development in the family; injuries can prevent someone to go to the farm; bad use of family’s income can increase poverty etc.

    Awareness targeting specific group age or sex, Encourage/put women in decision make at the community level that will influence the family level one; government and non-government structure should be concern by these actions through training and discussion sessions in the communities.