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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 Chile

A study conducted by the national department of education showed bullying in Chile is a widespread problem in the schools. According to a story in the Santiago Times, nearly all students at the high school level have experienced bullying of some kind. “Bullying is an illness and it’s here to stay,” said Chile’s Education Minister

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Bullying in Costa Rica

Bullying in Costa Rica has become such a problem that parents who are looking to get their child into a public or private school there are urged to ask about the school’s stance on identifying and handling the problem. As of 2015 both public and private schools in Costa Rica began implementing new protocols to

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Bullying in the Netherlands

Bullying in the Netherlands is a real problem, just like it is everywhere, but Dutch people seem to be taking actions to try to stem the state of affairs. The nation was gripped with the news, a  15-year old girl named Amanda Todd took her own life after a bully threatened to post photos of

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An In-depth Look at Bullying in Hong Kong

Hong Kong is well noted for its vibrant business community, stunning architecture and world-class shopping. At the same time, this modern metropolis/country is struggling with a social crisis in its schools and workplaces in the form of bullying and violence. How Prevalent is Bullying in Hong Kong? In a 2010 study conducted by the Department

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Bullying in Jamaica

Bullying in Jamaica is seen as a problem, as it is everywhere almost, which is often children or young people abusing other young people. There are many reasons this could happen but activists are still trying to get leaders to pay attention to the issue and take it seriously. There seems to be a move

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About The Benefits of Anti Bullying Week in UK

Civil society led by the Anti-bullying Alliance Organization in England, has paid special attention to bullying and has managed to come up with creative ideas on how to fight bullying and encourage bystanders to engage in preventing bullying behavior from occurring as well. Since most children respond well to festive atmospheres, the sixty organizations under

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Explaining Cyber Bullying for Teachers

Cyber Bullying for Teachers: How to help your students prevent it and overcome it As a teacher, you feel responsible for shaping your students’ minds; you educate them, nurture them and help them grow. In these present times, where technology rules everything, it is also essential that you teach them about the proper way to use

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School Bullying: Where Do We Go From Here?

When composing any article on school bullying there is a certain amount of research that is necessary. One has to know numbers and facts above all. Statements like “school bullying should not exist and is a terrible occurrence” just don’t cut it anymore. That’s like saying “Pearl Harbor should never have happened and it’s a

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Bullying All Over Australia

This subject is one that is often wrongly perceived as a minor problem but in fact it is a very serious matter which demands much more attention by all. It affects many lives and is often accompanied and associated with harassment and violence in Australia. Bullying is a form of human rights violation and can

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Bullying in Finland

Finland has a worldwide reputation for its education system.  Countries throughout the world are making efforts to emulate Finland’s attitude toward learning.  According to an interview with Krista Kiuru, Finland’s Education Chief, children are considered Finland’s greatest resource.  It isn’t surprising, then, that the education system in Finland is one of the best in the

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Suffering from Depression and Bullying

Depression relates to more than just a feeling of sadness. While sorrowful feelings may fade with time and changes in mood, depression can last longer. A child that suffers from depression may experience low self-esteem as well as insecurity. These feelings can also translate into picking on other kids in the child’s school or community.

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