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Bullying in Luxembourg

Luxembourg is among several European nations utilizing a Finnish anti-bullying program called KiVa Koula. Teachers were to receive training in 2014 and implement it in the schools of Luxembourg in 2015. Bullying in Luxembourg is taken seriously in the schools, and this is part of an effort to reduce cases of bullying. “The effectiveness of

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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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Bullying in Urguay

According to a UNICEF and Secondary Educational Survey taken in 2014, Uruguay ranks fourth among South American nations in the number of cases of bullying. The study showed Argentina, Peru, Costa Rica as the top three, followed by Uruguay according to bullying statistics. According to statistics  on bullying, as many as 30 percent of sixth

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Bullying in Paraguay

Bullying in Paraguay is a problem that is being taken more seriously in this landlocked South American nation.  There have been suicides related to cyberbullying, and videos of bullying that have become public that have grabbed the nation’s attention. In 2012 Paraguay became one of the few countries to pass a law that made bullying

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Bullying in Bolivia

Government officials are taking a stand against bullying in Bolivia. A law passed in 2014 criminalizes bullying, and anyone over the age of 14 could be sentenced to as much as six years in prison for causing injury or death by bullying, a report in the Bolivian Newspaper Pagina Siete said. The law basically means

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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 Germany

Children and adults experience bullying in Germany. There, bullying is referred to as “mobbing.” That bullying and its effects are the same as they are in countries like the U.S., the U.K., France or elsewhere. The targets feel fear, isolation, and they may develop symptoms of depression. Some may attempt suicide if they aren’t able

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