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  • 1. Say no to bullying
  • 2. Bullying - repeated verbal, physical, social or psychological aggressive behavior by a person or group directed towards a less powerful person or group that is intended to cause harm, distress or fear
  • 3. Bullying is based on a childs race, color, national origin, sex, or disability
  • 4. Bullies are always cowards at heart and may be credited with a pretty safe instinct in scenting their prey. Anna Cooper
  • 5. Forms of bullying: Name- calling, epithets, slurs, verbal abuse Graphic or written statements Threats Physical assault Threatening, humiliating, harmful conduct
  • 6. Cyber bullying: Text message bullying Picture and video clip bullying Phone call bullying E-mail bullying Chat-room bullying Bullying by instant messaging Bullying via websites
  • 7. Bullying at school can lead to: School avoidance Higher rates of absenteeism Decrease in grades Inability to concentrate Loss of interest in academic achievement Increase in dropout rates
  • 8. Statistics: 25% of schoolchildren claim they have been victimized Nearly 60% of schoolchildren with disabilities are bullied regularly (Source:
  • 9. Stop bullying now! Take a stand lend a hand.
  • 10. Advice to parents Remember: it is never the responsibility of the child to fix a bullying situation Talk to you child and be prepared to handle his/her questions and emotions Listen without judgment, help the child to work out their feelings and determine their next steps Inform school staff about bullying situations
  • 11. Advice to teachers Be on the alert and regularly inspect places where bullying is likely to happen Encourage schoolchildren to interfere when their peers are bullied Promote confidence and self esteem in schools Be proactive: start an anti-bullying project Involve celebrities it will encourage people to stop bullying Involve the community, promote anti-bullying public sentiment
  • 12. Advice to the bullied Speak up, stand for yourself Dont get angry, dont cry dont give the bully the satisfaction they are looking for Dont be afraid to get help from your parents and teachers Come out with it, dont live with it forever
  • 13. Stand together against bullying!
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