Awareness on violence against Australian women (1) How much do you believe you know about violence against Australian women? RuoLin published on November 10, 20132 responses 2 Questions in vertical order According to the Australian component of the International Violence Against Women Survey, what percentage of Australian women report experiencing physical or sexual violence by a man at least once in their lifetime? 41% 57% 9% 23% Which statement about domestic violence is correct? Domestic violence is a limited and often hidden problem across Australia. Domestic violence only takes the forms of physical and sexual violence. Domestic violence is an abuse of power mainly by men against women in a relationship or after separation. Domestic violence cannot result in devastating effects. Which of the following is a myth about violence against Australian females? Violent people are mentally ill or have psychopathic personalities. Violence can happen to women from all family situations and social, economic and cultural backgrounds Women are most at risk of violence from men they know and in the home. Young women are at greater risk of experiencing violence than older women. When is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women? 23rd of May. 25th November. 28th of October. 1st of August. In 2005 - 2006, how many women were killed by their male partners or ex-partners? 26 59 43 92 What is the single nationally and internationally agreed definition of what constitutes “sexual assault"? Unwanted behaviour of a sexual nature directed towards a person which makes the person feel distressed. Unwanted behaviour of a sexual nature directed towards a person to which the person has not freely agreed to. Unwanted behaviour of a sexual nature directed towards a person in which coercive behaviour is used against the person. There is no single nationally or internationally agreed definition of what constitutes “sexual assault". The Australian component of the International Violence Against Women Survey revealed what percentage of indigenous women experienced physical violence in the last 12 months? 16% 32% 20% 7% Violence against women is the product of... learned norms and attitudes, and social inequalities. genetics and biology. psychotic or crazy people who cannot be changed. drugs and alcohol. Which of the following is not a form of violence against females? Early/forced marriage. Female Genital Mutilation. Honour killings. None of the above. How many girls and young women aged 12 to 20 have experienced rape or sexual assault? One in twenty. One in thirteen. One in seven. One in nine.