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Bullying in the News and Media

All around the world children and young people are being bullied by their peers in every imaginable way. From cyber bullying to school yard torture, these youngsters are being tormented by those we refer to as bullies. We know about many of these cases because they are so horrendous that they are picked up and

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Define, Prevent, & Treat the Underlying Causes Of Bullying

In 2009, a study was conducted to explore rates and instances of bullying in schools. It revealed that around 15 to 25 percent of all students were shown to be victims of bullying, and 15 to 20 percent engaged in bullying others often (“Bullying statistics 2009,” n.d.). Bullying occurs when someone uses force and intimidation

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The Truth About Bullying at School

Bullying at school occurs all around the world, and the United Kingdom is certainly no exception. While numerous steps have been taken to put a stop to bullying in school, the ugly truth is that it still exists all across the nation. Still, by taking the time to understand the bullying taking place in our

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The Current Status of Cyberbullying in Canada

What is cyberbullying in Canada? According to the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), cyberbullying involves the use of communication technologies such as e-mail, social networking sites (Facebook, Google+ and Twitter), the Internet, instant messaging, text messaging and Web sites to repeatedly harass or intimidate others. The RCMP has stated that cyberbullying includes: Creating a Web

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An Overview of Youth Bullying in School

Youth bullying has existed for decades, if not centuries. In recent years, it has been covered regularly in the national media. Incidents of extreme nature often get covered in local news casts. Unfortunately, at times, bullied children or teen-agers wind up taking their own lives. These cases often make national news. A study done by

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The Complete Guide to Cyber Bullying in Australia

What Every Parent Should Know About Cyber Bullying in Australia What is Cyber Bullying? Cyber bullying involves using the internet to bully someone. Some common manifestations of cyber-bullying include: Posting mean messages on someone’s social media account and/or posting such messages about a person on one’s own social media account Text message bullying Sending mean

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What Parents Need to Know About Bullying

Back in the day, getting tripped in the hallway, beat up on the playground or teased repeatedly was seen as a right of passage for children in school. When kids came home and told their parents about the incidents, they would either tell them to “fight back” or “butch up.” Times are changing and society

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About Cyber Bullying, What Parents Must Know!

No parent will ever dare to say that being a parent is an easy task. All parents in this world would certainly attest to the fact that being a parent would require so much from them and it is a task that never stops nor ends. Being a parent is a job that requires you

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