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 and racial discrimination are often […]

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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 Joaquín Lavín, as he announced […]

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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 encourage those who witness school […]

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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 her nude – which she […]

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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 of Social Work in Hong […]

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