What is bullying? Is the use of superior strength or influence to intimidate and force him or her to do what one wants. Anyone can be bully just like anyone can do the bullying. Bullying can happen in person or over the internet. It can lead victims into suicide
Who is at risk? Bullying can happen anywhere and to anyone. LGBT groups, youth with disabilities and socially isolated youth have an increased risk of being targeted. Children are who are perceived different from other students will most likely have to face this issue. Those who are unable to defend themselves will also face this issue
Who is more likely to do it? Students who are well connected to their peers Students who are concern with their popularity . Those who like to dominate and be in power and control. Student who may suffer from depression and anxiety. Those who may have low self-esteem
Inspirational quote “When people hurt you over and over, think of them like sandpaper. They may scratch and hurt you a bit, but in the end, you end up polished and they end up useless.” Chris Colfer “Some people wont be happy until theyve pushed you to the ground. What you have to do is have the courage to stand your ground and not give them the time of day. Hold on to your power and never give it away.” Donna Shoenrock.
Inspirational quote “What if the kid you bullied at school, grew up, and turned out to be the only surgeon who could save your life?” Lynette Mather “With ignorance comes fear- from fear comes bigotry. Education is the key to acceptance.” Kathleen Patel “Perhaps it is only human nature to inflict suffering on anything that will endure suffering, whether by reason of its genuine humility, or indifference, or sheer helplessness.” Honore de Balzac
Cyber bullying This happens when kids use technology such as facebook and myspace to bully and humiliate others. Examples of it include mean text messages, email or rumors send by emailing or through postings in social networks. Cyber bullying has become illegal . Almost everyone has done some sort of bullying at one point of their life, even when it is done unintentional.
How to prevent it? The best way to prevent it is by talking to our kids about what bullying really is and how it might make the victims feel. Bullying prevention does not stop at school. It has to be stop at home as well. Parents, school staff, teachers and other caring community member should get together and come out with ways to help those who are being bullied and those who are doing the bullying themselves.
Some victims of bullying Matthew Shepard Erin Gallagher Amanda Todd Ciara Pugsley All of them disease because of bullying.
Conclusion Bullying is a big problem that many school are facing Not dealing with bullying properly, can end up leading the victim into suicide. In some cases, can actually beat a person to dead.