Tag Archives: Workplace Bullying

Bullying in Singapore: Between the Classroom and the Office

 Bullying is defined by a repetitive harmful behavior that targets a particular person with the intention of intimidating them or causing physical or psychological damage. The act can be performed by a single person or a group, and in school campus, online, or even in the workplace. There are many media that bullies abuse to

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Bullying in El Salvador

Bullying is a problem in El Salvador, just as it is anywhere in the world, but it is perhaps made worse in this South American nation with gang violence. An NPR report said someone dies as a result of gang violence every hour here, and often it is girls who are victims. The gangs do

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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 Hungary

Scandinavian nations may lead the world in nobullying measures, but the central European nation of Hungary as among the lowest percentages of bullying in the world. A study that examined 11 European nations found bullying statistics show among 11-18 year old kids, bullying in Hungry is at about 10 percent. The average was 20 percent

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Bullying in Vatican City

Vatican City is the smallest, independently recognized nation state in the world with a population of 842 people. It consists of about 110 acres of land, located within the city of Rome that is a walled enclave. It is the center of the Holy See, which represents over one billion Catholics globally. The Holy See

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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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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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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

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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

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