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How Parents Can Help

How Parents Can Help

If you discover that your child is being cyberbullied, offer comfort and support. Talking about any bullying experiences you had in your childhood might help your child feel less alone. Let your child know that it's not his or her fault, and that bullying says more...

Signs of Cyberbullying

Signs of Cyberbullying

Many kids and teens who are cyberbullied don’t want to tell a teacher or parent, often because they feel ashamed of the social stigma or fear that their computer privileges will be taken away at home.

What Is Cyberbullying?

What Is Cyberbullying?

What Is Cyberbullying? Cyberbullying is the use of technology to harass, threaten, embarrass, or target another person. By definition, it occurs among young people. When an adult is involved, it may meet the definition of cyber-harassment or cyber-stalking, a crime...

Cyberbullying on social media

Cyberbullying on social media

Cyberbullying on social media is linked to depression in teenagers, according to new research that analyzed multiple studies of the on-line phenomenon. Victimization of young people on-line has received an increasing level of scrutiny, particularly after a series...

Steps Schools Can Take to Stop Bullying

Steps Schools Can Take to Stop Bullying

School officials must take time to review how they respond to acts of bullying. Wolk (2010) states that “harassment in schools violates Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of the Education Amendments of 1972.” And in addition to the legal violations, there...

Understanding Why Bullying Occurs

Understanding Why Bullying Occurs

Numerous researchers, educators, and psychologists have theories about why bullying occurs. Although these groups have different semantics for explaining why bullying occurs, there is always a common theme: power and control. From my own experience of dealing with...

Building A Bully: Episode 1 by #StandTogether

R.AGE Published on Jan 22, 2018 A look at the deadly toll of school bullying in Malaysia, and how we are all culprits. Support the #StandTogether campaign for a National Kindness Week in all schools. Register your school here: www.standtogether.my

India Cyberbullying Info, Rights, IT Act 2000 & Important 5 Law Sections

India Cyberbullying Info, Rights, IT Act 2000 & Important 5 Law Sections

Offences of bullying, stalking, terrorism, breach of confidentiality, etc. committed in cyberspace are like similar offences in the real world and are punishable. The Information Technology Act, 2000 (IT Act) was enacted to deal with e-commerce and electronic records, and also to punish e-commerce offences. Offences such as intimidation, insult, annoying, harassment, defamation, etc. in cyber space continued to be punishable only under the Indian Penal Code (IPC) till the 2008 amendment to the IT Act.

Do U.S. laws go far enough to prevent bullying at school?

Do U.S. laws go far enough to prevent bullying at school?

Out of the 46 states with anti-bullying laws in place, 36 have provisions that prohibit cyber bullying and 13 have statutes that grant schools the authority to address off-campus behavior that creates a hostile school environment. Copied from Office of Safe and Healthy Students (OSHS ED’s PREVENTION NEWS DIGEST–Vol. 6, No. 55).
The nationwide effort to reduce bullying in U.S. schools can be regarded as part of larger civil and human rights movements that have provided children with many of the rights afforded to adults.

To learn about more key findings and to read the full report, visit: http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/opepd/ppss/reports.html#safe.

What We Know about Bullying and Suicide

What We Know about Bullying and Suicide

In the past decade, headlines reporting the tragic stories of a young person’s suicide death linked in some way to bullying (physical, verbal, or online) have become regrettably common. There is so much pain and suffering associated with each of these events, affecting individuals, families, communities and our society as a whole and resulting in an increasing national outcry to “do something” about the problem of bullying and suicide.

Healthy workplaces: a WHO global model for action

Healthy workplaces: a WHO global model for action

The World Health Organization (WHO) introduces a healthy workplace model.
A comprehensive way of thinking and acting that addresses:
work-related physical and psychosocial risks;
promotion and support of healthy behaviours;
broader social and environmental determinants.

International Bullying Laws in the Workplace

International Bullying Laws in the Workplace

Unlike the United States, many industrialized countries have addressed the problem workplace bullying, some starting as early as the 1990s. When, (if ever) will America address this huge problem?

Bullycide Defined

Bullycide Defined

Bullycide Defined According to the World English Dictionary: -n. the act or an instance of killing oneself intentionally as a result of bullying. * from bully + (sui)cide What is bullycide? The correct definition to this question is bullycide is suicide caused from...

What is Bullying Costing You?

What is Bullying Costing You?

What are the true costs of bullying in your area? What is bullying costing your company? Organization? Province/Region? Country? For now, let us only talk about your company, otherwise our minds will go totally askew with huge numbers.
If you are the leader of an organization and allow workplace bullying to occur, you create at least five problems.

Report Harassment or Bullying on Twitter

Report Harassment or Bullying on Twitter

Report abusive behavior Note: this info below comes straight from Twitter.  We have only consolidated it for you. Twitter strives to provide an environment where people can feel free to express themselves. If abusive behavior happens, we want to make it easy for...

Report Harassment or Bullying on Instagram

Report Harassment or Bullying on Instagram

Report Harassment or Bullying on Instagram Fill out this form to report photos, videos, comments or profiles on Instagram that are bullying or harassing others. Please provide as many details as possible to help us review this issue. If an account is established with...

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