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 South Korea: The Why and the How

As well known, bullying is a major problem around the world, one with consequences far greater than the bullies can understand. Affecting younger kids and teens alike, the abuse can leave not only physical but also emotional and psychological scars. The terminology and tactics of bullying in South Korea might be a little different from the typical depictions we see […]

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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 the Stone Age, it’s clear […]

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Bullying in France

Since 2014, France increased its anti-bullying efforts as it tries to learn how to stop bullying. Bullying statistics and news reports of the high profile cases about workplace bullying that effects adults, youth bullying, and bullying in French schools, shows the extent of the problem. The history of French law now makes these acts illegal. Prosecutions for workplace bullying and […]

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Bullying in Nicaragua

According to bullying statistics there is a detrimental effect on learning when people are bullied, or even when they are witnesses to bullying. A United Nations study of 15 Latin American nations in 2011 found that about half of sixth graders said they had been bullied in some way, either verbally or physically. The study found that students who had […]

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