Ways to stop preventing bullying anywhere
Why do kids bully each other?
Kids bully because:
- Direct frustrations
- Are hurt
- Difficulty at home or in class
Lack of attention from:
Kids bully just to feel popular or to be seen as “tough” or “cool”
Some kids learned bullying from:
Some do it because they were victims themselves. Some people get happy to see other kids sad or depressed.
Watching violent movies or shows can also have an effect on bullying. Most young people are bullied because it looks like they can’t stand up for themselves.
Children usually learn act this way at home. They will use weaker kids as a target/victim. Some kids have friends who take violence positively. Even a lack of warmth and involvement from parents
can cause children to bully.
How dangerous bullying can be.
Physical Bullying Includes…
A group of young adults will sometimes target a peer because of “Some Adolescent Prejudice.”
This will quickly lead to students being
Bullying being stopped
Cyberbullying is even worse than regular bullying. The bully can disguise him/herself and you won’t even know who it is. Cyberbullying is more dangerous because parents and teachers cannot keep up with kids on the internet.
Children and teens who were part of cyberbullying have felt:
Depression or other mental health problems
Low self esteem
Inability to trust others
Over 160,000 kids skip or “miss” school because of bullies. Also CHILDREN DO NOT GROW OUT OF BULLYING!!!!!
Nearly 43% of kids are bullied online and 1 in 4 kids are bullied more than once. 68% of teens agreed that cyber bullying is a very big problem. Girls are twice as likely to get cyber bullied than boys. 81% of kids think that cyber bullying is way easier to get away with than regular bullying.
Did you know facts
- About 3.2 MILLION kids are victims of bullying?
- 17% of American kids report being bullied 2 or 3 times a month?
- 1 in 4 teachers do not see anything wrong with kids being bullied?
- By the age of 14 30% of boys and 40% of girls will not tell their peers about bullying?