stop cyberbullying

Know that it’s not your fault. What people call “bullying” is sometimes an argument between two people. But if someone is repeatedly cruel to you, that’s bullying and you mustn’t blame yourself. No one deserves to be treated cruelly. Don’t respond or retaliate....

How to stop bullies

Stand up for people who are bullied. Bullies often want an audience and approval. Let bullies know that you do not think being mean is cool. Take an anti-bullying pledge. Print out our pledge to stand up against bullying. Share it with your friends, and let people...

Bystanders

What’s a bystander? A bystander is someone who sees or knows about bullying or other forms of violence that is happening to someone else. Bystanders can be either part of the bullying problem or an important part of the solution to stop bullying. Bystanders can act in...
Ways to stop bullying

Ways to stop bullying

Here are some ways to beat bullying at your school. Stand up for people who are bullied. Bullies often want an audience and approval. … Take an anti-bullying pledge. … Take action. … Talk to other kids. … Talk to your teachers or principal....

What is cyberbullying

Cyberbullying is the act of harming or harassing via information technology networks in a repeated and deliberate manner. According to U.S. Legal Definitions, “cyber-bullying could be limited to posting rumors or gossips about a person in the internet bringing...

physical bullying

Physical bullying is a serious problem affecting not only the bully and the victim but also the other students who witnesses the bullying problem. Parents, teachers, and other concerned adults and young people should always be aware of what a physical bully is and...

How to tell if someone is being bullied?

Some signs that may point to a bullying problem are: Unexplainable injuries Lost or destroyed clothing, books, electronics, or jewelry Frequent headaches or stomach aches, feeling sick or faking illness Changes in eating habits, like suddenly skipping meals or binge...
Parents of the bully

Parents of the bully

Take the problem seriously. Resist a tendency to deny the problem or to discount the seriousness of it. Avoid denial thinking such as “Boys will be boys,” or “Bullying is just a natural part of growing up.” Listen carefully and check out the facts. Do not believe...

Parents of a victim of bullying

  Listen carefully to your child’s reports of being bullied. Be sympathetic and take the problem seriously. Be careful not to overreact or under-react. Do not blame the victim. When a child finally works up the courage to report bullying, it isn’t appropriate to...

What is Bullying

Bullying is the use of force, threat, or coercion to abuse, intimidate, or aggressively dominate others. The behavior is often repeated and habitual. One essential prerequisite is the perception, by the bully or by others, of an imbalance of social or physical power,...