<ul><li>This is about bullying in teens and how to stop it. I picked these statistics because of how meaningful they are to me. I feel teen bullying is one of the biggest issues in the world right now and that it needs to come to and end. </li></ul>Introduction
<ul><li>In a group of 22 children at least 4 of them are being bullied, harassed, or threatened. </li></ul><ul><li>Kids ages 11-19 are bullied mostly by text message. </li></ul><ul><li>77% of students are bullied mentally, physically, and verbally. </li></ul><ul><li>1 out of 4 kids will be abused by another kid. </li></ul><ul><li>Between 15-25 kids every year will commit suicide because they are being bullied in the USA. </li></ul><ul><li>8% of students skip 1 day of school every year because they are afraid of being bullied. </li></ul>Statistics
<ul><li>Physical Bullying This is the type of bullying that we see in television shows or when we read. One kid punches another kid and then it gets messy and that’s how it goes. </li></ul><ul><li>Verbal Bullying This is the type that usually is more common in teenage girls. Rumors, rude comments, and saying undirected comments . </li></ul><ul><li>Emotional Bullying this is when someone aims at getting someone to feel isolated, depressed, and alone. </li></ul><ul><li>Cyber Bullying As the years go on cyber bullying will become more and more common with Facebook and other social networking sites. Cyber bullying happens via text message too so be careful what you put in the next text you send. </li></ul>There are 4 Types of Bullying and Hurassment
<ul><li>Teenage bullying can really mess kids up! It can cause them to use alcohol, drugs, and tobacco worse than a grown adult. It can also lead to depression and even suicide. Social skills become harder and harder to accomplish. They then result in broken hearts which is not good. </li></ul>The Effects of Teen Bullying
<ul><li>#1 Target = Gays and Lesbians. Sadly teen’s’ main target is gays and lesbians! All you hear all the time is that’s SO gay! Or you’re so gay! Or stop being so gay! Believe it or not that’s bullying! No one cares if you’re joking or not it’s still bullying to those who are. If someone is gay or a lesbian don’t be such a critic! They are people too and they deserve a stand! </li></ul>Who IS Bullying Mainly Aimed At?
<ul><li>Now you know about the dangers of bullying, who it’s aimed at, and statistics. If you witness bullying tell an adult you trust because in the state of Massachusetts and a few other places bullying is ILLEGAL! So take a stand against bullying and make the world a better place. </li></ul>Conclusion