In part one of our two-part cyberbullying series, we define what cyberbullying is and why we should be concerned. Next week, we’ll highlight ways in which we can work together to prevent cyberbullying and protect those affected by it. What is cyberbullying? When someone (particularly a child, preteen, or teen) is bullied using the […]
In part one of our two-part series on bullying at schools, we highlighted some opinions from the community about bullies and bullying. This week, we’ll share advice on solving the problem of bullying in schools. Education expert Dr Gillian Mooney says that the increase in the number and severity of bullying incidents in South African […]
#bullyingmustfall – Share your views News24 recently ran a story about a boy who was bullied at a Cape Town school. The boy’s mother felt that the school could have done more to protect her son. The story was met with an overwhelming response from the public, which shows that bullying remains a huge problem […]
Bullying causes anxiety and depression which could lead to self mutilation, substance abuse and even suicidal thoughts. Did you know that? It doesn’t matter whether you are a brand new parent or an experienced one battling against teenage hormones, everyone should be aware of these bullying facts.
Most parents don’t know what cyberbullying refers to – are you one of those parents? In this short article we discuss how to keep your child safe in this cyber obsessed world. Keep your home computer in a busy area of your house. Set up email and
Parents can help stop cyber-bullying. You can start by talking to kids about the issue and teaching them the rules below that will help prevent cyber-bullying from happening to them or someone they know. What Kids Need to Know:
Bullied or being a Bully can comprise of the following actions: Fighting, threatening, name-calling, teasing, or excluding someone repeatedly and over time An imbalance of power, such as size or popularity Physical, social, and emotional harm
Bullying is very difficult for children, or anyone, to deal with. It makes you feel afraid and degraded and often it makes a person feel like they are worthless.