Studies have shown that 1 in 4 women will experience intimate partner violence in her lifetime and 1 in 5 women are raped in their lifetime. Additionally, 1 in 15 children are exposed to intimate partner violence each year and 90% of these children are eyewitnesses to this violence.The majority of rapes are by someone that is known and is one of the most under reported crimes. Without help, boys who witness domestic violence are far more likely to become abusers of their partners and/or children as adults, thus continuing the cycle of violence in the next generation.If the advisor violates the rules or engages in behavior or advocacy that harasses, abuses, or intimidates either party, a witness, or an individual resolving the complaint, that advisor may be prohibited from further participation.compelled to testify, if the complaint resolution procedure involves a hearing, in the presence of the other party. The health costs of violence: Measuring the burden of disease caused by intimate partner violence. A high price to pay: The economic case for preventing violence against women.
The advisor must comply with any rules in the higher education institution's complaint resolution procedure regarding the advisor's role. Women with Disabilities Victoria (2014), Violence Against Women With Disabilities, Fact Sheet 3, Women with Disabilities Victoria, Melbourne 9. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Performance Framework 2012 Report 8. 38, Australian Institute of Criminology, Australian Government 3. Family Violence Risk Assessment & Risk Management Framework & Practice Guides 1-3 4. Dimopoulos M & Assifiri H (2004) ‘Pathologising NESB women and the construction of the “cultural defence”’, Point of Contact Book 9 Working with Diversity, Partnerships Against Domestic Violence, Commonwealth of Australia, Canberra 10. level of involvement in the complaint resolution procedure, and the respondent shall have the opportunity to provide or present evidence and witnesses on their behalf during the complaint resolution procedure.