Bullying and Depression

Bullying and depression are often related. Depression affects both bullies and their victims. Victims of cyber bullying may be at even higher risk for depression. Learn about bullying and depression and how you can help stop bullying. Researchers have discovered a strong link between bullying and depression. Depression is an illness that is not totally…

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 harassment? Why You Should Report Abuse on…

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. Cyberbullying is an important new kind of violence, with some different…

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 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.

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 of high-profile suicides of teenagers who were reportedly bullied on various social networks. In 2013, for example, a spate…

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.

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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 people to report it to us. Multiple Tweets can be included in the same…

Verbal Bullying Facts

Verbal Bullying Facts Introduction As bullying takes different forms, these verbal bullying facts are going to shed some light on many areas. You may need to teach your children to be more alert about bullies.  Bullying is no longer about the big kid beating up the younger or smaller kid for lunch money. Verbal bullying…

Is your child at risk to become bully’s target?

Generally, children who are bullied have one or more of the following risk factors:
Are perceived as different from their peers, such as being overweight or underweight, wearing glasses or different. clothing, being new to a school, or being unable to afford what kids consider “cool”.
Are perceived as weak or unable to defend themselves.
Are depressed, anxious, or have low self esteem.
Are less popular than others and have few friends.
Do not get along well with others, seen as annoying or provoking, or antagonize others for attention.

School Playground Bullies

School Playground Bullies & Remembering your Childhood.
Did you make it through childhood without hearing any taunts?
Were you ever excluded from a party to which all of your friends were invited?
Did anyone roll their eyes when you spoke?
Whisper behind your back or even right in front of you?
Spread rumors about you?

All-inclusive bully reporting guide: email headers, clients, tools, info links & techniques

While researching the bullying problem, we saw no one-stop place where one could obtain all the information needed to:
1) Structure & Organize evidence
2) Access all knowledge (tips and tricks) needed to report bullies
3) Present the manner using meaningful methods that authorities need & will use
4) Offer links to all of the major bully reporting areas in different regions of world
5) We make no assumptions that you are computer savvy. We offer step-by-step instructions how to do everything you need to fully structure (organize) and report to various groups within many different regions.

Workplace Bullying – Know the signs

You could be bullied at work and not recognize it …. Know the signs Experiences Outside Work You feel like throwing up the night before the start of your work week Your frustrated family demands that you to stop obsessing about work at home Your doctor asks what could be causing your skyrocketing blood pressure…

Workplace Bullying – Impact on Family

Stress-Related Health Impairment How Bullying Can Affect Your Brain and Body PHYSICAL HARM Stressors, aspects of the work environment and the behavior of people working there, can generate stress. Bullies are stressors, but so are coworkers who do nothing when you expect them to help. In addition, do-nothing institutional helpers — HR and senior management…

Guidelines: How to handle the parent of a bully

If your child is being bullied, here are some guidelines on how to handle the parent of a bully. Here are some guidelines: Be specific and descriptive in providing the parent the facts of his/her child’s anti-social behavior. Use the term ‘bully’ or ‘bullying,’ sparingly. Instead, describe clearly the behavior of concern. Providing this information…

As ’13 Reasons Why’ Returns, Schools Try To Help Students Who Are Thinking Of Suicide

School officials have issued warnings to parents ahead of the second season of the Netflix drama “13 Reasons Why,” which premieres this week. The first season, which centered on the suicide of a high school student, triggered cautions from the National Association of School Psychologists. Netflix has responded to concerns by adding PSA-style messages filmed by the cast and putting up a web site with links to resources.

Dubai schools participate in anti-bullying campaign

Saman Haziq/Dubai, UAE Filed on April 28, 2018 The week has been for brainstorming, deep thinking and reflection. A number of representatives of the KHDA as well as the Dubai Police have been visiting schools to promote and encourage anti-bullying activities. Taking a pledge to stand up against bullying, about 200 Dubai schools took part…

Child Bullying

  Child bullying has existed in neighborhoods and schools for centuries. This article contains statistics on child bullying, signs your child may be being bullied, signs your child may be a bully, and tips on how to combat and prevent child bullying. One of the unfortunate experiences that marks many childhoods is bullying. According to…

Why We Must Pay Attention To Bullying

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: LONDON, UK – 10 May, 2018 – WHY WE MUST PAY ATTENTION TO BULLYING Bullying is unwanted, aggressive behavior among school-aged children that involves a real or perceived power imbalance. The behavior is repeated, or has the potential to be repeated, over time. The kids who are bullied and the kids who…

Violence Against Girls and Women

VIOLENCE AGAINST GIRLS AND WOMEN. Women should not feel they have to smile every time a man or boy think they can say something to them that makes them feel uncomfortable. Having worked in the west and east. I have come to understand men are the same across the board. Cultures across the world for…