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Report Harassment or Bullying on Snapchat

Report Harassment or Bullying on Snapchat

How to Report Abuse on Snapchat (w/ Screenshots) Snapchat is probably one of your favorite social networking apps in the world, isn't it? But how many people do you know in your list of Snapchat followers who know how to report abuse, such as cyber bullying or on-line...

The European journal of public health published

The European journal of public health published

Background Cyber-bullying is a problem which affects youth, worldwide. In a study published in 2011, across 25 European Union member states studied, the average 6% of the youth (9–16 years old) have been bullied and only 3% of them confessed to be a bully....

What is Europe doing about bullying?

What is Europe doing about bullying?

Bullying is unwanted, aggressive behaviour among school aged children that involves a real or perceived power imbalance. The behaviour is repeated, or has the potential to be repeated, over time. Both kids who are bullied and who bully others may have serious, lasting...

What Europe is doing about cyber bullying

What Europe is doing about cyber bullying

The problem with cyberbullying is that information remains online for a long time and can be difficult to remove. New EU data protection rules introduced a ‘right to be forgotten’ that allows victims to request the erasure of their personal data. There is no specific EU law on cyberbullying but some aspects are covered, for instance expressions of racism or xenophobia or sexual harassment of a victim under 18. Europe is also funding action on the ground to prevent violence against women, children and young people (including online). To protect children and teenagers and arm them with the skills and tools they need to use the internet safely and responsibly, the EU has adopted a Better Internet for Kids strategy and co-funds Safer Internet Centres in all EU countries (forming a pan-European network – Insafe). Each national centre operates a helpline, providing advice and assistance for children and teenagers confronted with harmful online content or conduct.

Tips for parents dealing with a bullying child

Tips for parents dealing with a bullying child

Many tips seen below, please continue reading. Learn about your child’s life. If your behavior at home isn't negatively influencing your child, it’s possible their friends or peers are encouraging the bullying behavior. Your child may be struggling to fit in or...

Tips for dealing with cyberbullying

Tips for dealing with cyberbullying

Dealing with cyberbullying is rarely easy, but there are steps you can take to cope with the problem. To start, it may be a good time to reassess your technology use. Spending less time on social media or checking texts and emails, for example, and more time interacting with real people, can help you distance yourself from on-line bullies. It can also help to reduce anxiety, depression, and feelings of loneliness.

How to deal with a bully

How to deal with a bully

Just remember that you always have HELP. Immediately do these things mentioned below to get HELP. Have a teacher help you. Exit the situation, if you can. Let someone know immediately. Please remember you're not alone. After you have done this short list, you can read...

When Your Child Is the Bully

When Your Child Is the Bully

Finding out that your kid is the one who is behaving badly can be upsetting and heartbreaking. It's important to address the problem head on and not wait for it to go away. Talk to your child firmly about his or her actions and explain the negative impact it has on...

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.

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