More on the Link between Bullying and Suicide

Last week I received an email from Martin Cocker, a friend and colleague who runs the Netsafe organization in New Zealand. Netsafe is a one-stop shop for all things related to online safety. If you are a New Zealander who is being mistreated online, or work with someone who is,…

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How should parents deal with child bullying?

Parenting challenges you in unexpected ways. Recently, my daughter confessed to me that a boy is bullying her at school for being vegan. This little kindergartener is a constant source of sorrow for the other kids, teasing and kicking other children at will. My daughter has mostly managed to escape…

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Byram Middle School presents Anti-Bullying Awareness Day

Community partners joined first-time Principal Ben Lundy of Byram Middle School to rally against bullying during it’s Anti-Bullying Awareness Day, February 9. During three different sessions from 10:30 a.m. – 3:40 p.m. the anti-bullying team raised the level of consciousness of boys in grades 6-8. The occasion’s theme was Stop…

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‘My daughter was bashed’: Gladstone mum’s cry for help

A GLADSTONE mum’s heartfelt Facebook post has done the rounds on social media, after going into detail about the mental and physical effects bullying has had on her daughter. The mother goes into detail about her daughter’s experience with bullying at a Gladstone school, which she says was so “mentally…

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Bullying Barron Trump Is Not Acceptable

Just after midday on Inauguration Day last Friday, Katie Rich tweeted this post: ‘Barron will be this country’s first homeschooled shooter’ The Saturday Night Live writer was referring to the 10-year-old son of Donald and Melania Trump, Barron. Journalist and author Caitlin Moran also posted about Barron that day. ‘The…

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New Bullying Data—and Definition—from the National Crime Victimization Survey

The National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS) is a large-scale data collection effort led by the U.S. Census Bureau and the Bureau of Justice Statistics. A nationally-representative sample of approximately 90,000 households is selected, and a survey is administered face-to-face or via telephone twice a year for three years to 160,000…

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