Why Bullies Bully?

By: Harrison, David, Garret, Keani, Geetika, Maryam

What motivates bullies to hurt others using physical contact?

Mission Statement

To spread awareness about physical bullying and how to stop it.

What influences people to bully?

  • Lack of attention from their teachers, family, and friends

  • A family environment which is too strict, too lenient or has inconsistent discipline

  • Struggling in school and stress in school
  • Lack of appropriate adult supervision
  • Punishment that is too harsh, abusive or humiliating

The Facts

  • 160,000 USA absences from school are bully related

  • 70% of students say they have been bullied

  • Over 3.2 million students are victims of bullying each year

  • 1 in 4 teachers see nothing wrong with bullying and will only intervene 4% of the time

  • By age 14 less than 30% of boys and 40% of girls will talk to their peers about bullying

How To Stop Bullying at CMSE

  • Speak up when you see it happen.
  • Don't be afraid to tell an adult or teacher about you getting bullied.