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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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Bullying in Dominican Republic

The Dominican Republic has one of the highest rates of bullying in the South American and Caribbean areas, according to an article in the news website Diario Libre. Citing various studies that showed 60 or more percent of students have been victims of bullying in Dominican Republic. There were studies in 2011 and in 2014,

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Bullying in Portugal

Aggressive behavior, stronger children attacking weaker children, has always been around, but it is only over the last few decades that the term “bullying” has grabbed attention. Bullying in Portugal is seen as a real problem, but it is hard to pin down solid data. Bullying statistics show similar results in different regions of the

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Uncovering the Truth of Bullying in New Zealand

Bullying knows no boundaries as evidenced by the damaging effects it has caused in countries all over the world. Even a country as exotic and beautiful as New Zealand suffers from problems with bullying. In its 2011 report assessing the learning experiences of 4,500 students around the globe, TIMSS (Trends in International Mathematics & Science

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Bullying in Poland

During the past couple of years Poland schools have been implementing the Olweus Bullying Prevention Program. The Program is named after Dan Olweus, a Norwegian researcher who has spent decades studying this phenomena, and is credited with defining the term in the mid-1970s. Bullying in Poland has been brought to the forefront more in recent

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How is Bullying Affecting the Nordic Island of Iceland?

With approximately 333,000 inhabitants, Iceland is the least populated nation in Europe. At the same time, it’s a country with diverse cultures and beliefs, making it susceptible to ethnic bullying and discrimination. Bullying in Iceland may not be as widespread as it is in other European countries, but statistics show the country has its share

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Uncovering the Truth about Bullying in Switzerland

When people think of Switzerland, visions of majestic mountains, crystal clear lakes and lush countryside generally come to mind. This small yet influential country in Central Europe is known just as much for its world class ski resorts as it is for its international banking, making it a haven for the rich and famous. Yet

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Bullying in Guatemala

Bullying is a real problem in Guatemala. A recent news story gripped the nation when a sixth grade student in Michoacan was attacked and eventually died from his wounds, at school. According to the story, one student choked the boy and he fell to the ground. Other students then began kicking him until he was

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Cyberbullying in New Zealand

Everyone deserves to have a safe online experience free of being bullied.  However, in today’s fast paced world where new ways to communicate are constantly invented and upgraded this means there are more ways for bullies to bully their victims.  With the advent of the Internet, particularly social media, and the mobile smart phone, cyberbullying

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Bullying in Denmark

Scandinavian countries are active in coming up with anti-bullying programs, and seem interested in finding solutions. Bullying in Denmark still exists of course, but not as much as in some places around the world, and there are efforts to control it there. The Mary Foundation, which is part of the HRH Crown Princess Mary Foundation,

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Cyberbullying in Canada

Canada is one country that takes bullying and cyberbullying very seriously. Mediasmarts reports there are national  Canadian laws against cyberbullying, including laws against harassment, defamatory libel, and against the publishing of any intimate photos/videos of a person without their consent. Cyberbullying laws include a criminal penalty for a conviction that includes a prison sentence up

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A Comprehensive View of Cyberbullying in the USA

Approximately 287 million Americans use the Internet on a regular basis in the U.S. today.  That’s approximately 88.5% of the U.S. population (out of a 2016 estimated population of 324 million). A recent Pew Research Center study revealed that approximately 92% of American teens ages 13-17 use online services daily. Of this figure, 24% say

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