Bullying Around the World

Articles discussing bullying in various countries and regions around the world.

Domestic Violence in Australia

Domestic violence often referred to as intimate partner violence is a big problem in many countries of the world today. This topic is a broad concept and there are many ways to look at domestic violence. It occurs in all countries of the world both industrialized and developing countries. Domestic violence is also found in

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Asylum without Safety: Bullying in Lebanon and the Refugee Crisis

The causes and effects of major issues like bullying are always subject to many cultural-specific factors. In a country like Lebanon, where cities may constitute of inhabitants from different religious sects and a variety of nationalities, including Syrian and Palestinian refugees, the conflicts between the adults can find their way to the school environment. Intolerance

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Bullying in Singapore: Between the Classroom and the Office

 Bullying is defined by a repetitive harmful behavior that targets a particular person with the intention of intimidating them or causing physical or psychological damage. The act can be performed by a single person or a group, and in school campus, online, or even in the workplace. There are many media that bullies abuse to

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Bullying in South Korea: The Why and the How

As well known, bullying is a major problem around the world, one with consequences far greater than the bullies can understand. Affecting younger kids and teens alike, the abuse can leave not only physical but also emotional and psychological scars. The terminology and tactics of bullying in South Korea might be a little different from

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Bullying in Saudi Arabia: A Cultural Overview

Bullying is a worldwide issue that our classrooms are infested with. Since the phenomenon depends on various cultural and social factors, the numbers and the percentages tend to differ from one country to another. Statistics have a lot to say, but they don’t always draw the most accurate of pictures. In this article we will

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Bullying in Venezuela

Venezuela is different from most South American nations because of its strong socialistic government, and one of the few purely communist nations still existing. Even so, it has its issues with bullying much like the rest of the nations in the area do. Bullying in Venezuela is a reality just like it is in other

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Bullying in Ireland

Bullying in Ireland A recent study in Ireland shows that up to 15% of students  in Ireland have been cyber bullied, while about half that number reported that they have bullied others. Bullying is nothing new; it’s been around since ancient times, but when you think of the progress we’ve made in other areas since

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The Startling Facts about Cyberbullying in the UK

Digital technology has been a tremendous boon to countries all over the world. The Internet has made its mark in almost every culture, enhancing education, communications and socialization as well as boosting economies. Digital advances, however, also have their drawbacks. Along with all the good, consistent Internet use increases the risk of cyberbullying, especially among

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Bullying in Malawi

Malawi is a largely agricultural country in Africa known for its diverse natural landscapes, large freshwater lake, and friendly people.  Located in the southeast portion of the continent, Malawi has experienced many of the same ups and downs of other African countries – specifically: poverty, HIV/AIDS, political corruption, gender bias, and a shortage of medical

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Bullying in El Salvador

Bullying is a problem in El Salvador, just as it is anywhere in the world, but it is perhaps made worse in this South American nation with gang violence. An NPR report said someone dies as a result of gang violence every hour here, and often it is girls who are victims. The gangs do

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