(short answer, ragging or bullying punishments can’t be specifically explained unless we know the area of offense, region/state) There are thirteen provisions of the IPC (Indian Penal Code) which can be used by a fresher who is being ragged to register an FIR (First Information Report) in the police station under whose jurisdiction-area the crime…
In 2018, we launched an Anti-Bullying campaign. Bullying is bad for all and their actions must be stopped through education, instruction, training and discipline.
Bullying is defined as “an intentional course of conduct which is reasonably likely to intimidate, emotionally abuse, slander, threaten or intimidate another person and which serves no legitimate purpose”.
I wanted the foundation (sabafamilyfoundations.com) to focus on this because I was bullied as a child. I was silent through it all and I brought my child up to be cognizant of others and to never be mean to her peers.
I never ever dreamed that my child would get taunted and bullied. That changed everything for me. Now it was different.
When I approached the parents of the child who bullied my little one, they never wanted to acknowledge it. When pushed further – the response from the mother was
“Thanks for that fascinating analysis from the ever-absent mother. Great for a laugh.
You can talk until you’re blue in the face, but no-one is listening, so please, knock yourself out!”
That made me realize this was a problem for both the bullied and the bullies.
People don’t know and don’t want to work together.
Thus, I decided we must push harder for dialogue.
Because I strongly feel parents are the root of this issue and we need to be open to helping both sides understand and acknowledge to really make a difference for the future of all our kids.
We are working together with the ministry of health and education to make a better place for our children.
Thank you for your support.
Malini Saba, Founder & Chairman
Saba Family Foundations
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…
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…
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 problems. Bullying may include physical violence, sexual violence, threats, teasing, social exclusion…
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.
On-line bullying among youths is the most rampant in China, according to worldwide research conducted by Microsoft’s Trustworthy Computing unit during Q4 last year.
Both traditional (offline) and cyber (online) bullying amongst children and young people are serious problems internationally, including in Thailand.
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 develop relationships with other kids. Talk to your child. The more you understand about…
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.
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 more below. There is no simple solution to bullying…
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 others. Joking and teasing might seem…
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 about the bully than the victim. Praise your child for doing the right…
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? 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 that can have legal consequences and involve jail time. Sometimes cyberbullying can be easy to spot — for…
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…
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 are emotional and traumatic costs to the individuals involved…
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 students who have been bullied and students who behave as bullies, it’s clear to me that dominating…
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 Tags: bully, video
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.
As of this date of posting, this represents the latest stats from US Dept. of ED.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics. (2018).
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.
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.
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.
Bullying is a systematic campaign of interpersonal destruction that jeopardizes your health, your career, the job you once loved. Bullying is a non-physical, non-homicidal form of violence. Because it is abusive it causes both emotional and stress-related physical harm.
Freedom from Bullies Week is a chance to break through the shame and silence surrounding bullying. It is a week to be daring and bold.
The power of workplace bullying is its ability to stay hidden in plain view. Make every workplace safe and take a stand against workplace bullying!
American SPCC Bullying Statistics 160,000 kids per day skips school for fear of being bullied.1 When bystanders intervene, bullying stops within 10 seconds 57% of the time.2 The 3 B’s of Bullying Bullier – 30% of youth admit to bullying Bullied – 1 in 3 students bullied at school Bystander – 70% have witnessed bullying BEEN BULLIED 28% of U.S. students in grades 6–12…
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 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 the results of bullying. Children and teens who are bullied live in a…
Social bullying, sometimes referred to as relational or covert bullying, is often harder to recognize and can be carried out behind the bullied person’s back. It is designed to harm someone’s social reputation and/or cause humiliation.
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.
“WBI research findings and conversations with thousands of targets have confirmed that targets appear to be the veteran and most skilled person in the workgroup” (quote from WBI).