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Bullying is an issue primarily with Schools and Colleges. But, recently, it is showing its presence in it's primary form at workplaces as well. The problem is big and impacts the sufferer as well as bully. One goes the suffering route and other goes feeling/becoming 'supreme' route. We have created some resources for the understanding of this social issue at schools, workplaces, etc.

Bullying is a kind of abuse. Bullying is when a person or group repeatedly tries to harm someone who is weaker. It is characterized by an individual behaving in a certain way to gain power over another person.

Top Stories in Bullying

Bullying in the Workplace - A workplace bully, whether your co-worker or your boss, can make your work life miserable.
     School bullying - Bullying is nothing to take lightly. How to identify and help protect your child against bullying in school.
Relationship Bullying - To reduce bullying, we must promote healthy, non-abusive relationships.      Emotional Bullying - Emotional abuse is the most common form of abuse. what to do if someone if putting you down, being mean or nasty to you and making you feel bad about yourself.
Law and Bullying - A number of state legislatures have proposed laws requiring schools to have anti-bullying policies and programs,      Child Bullying - Teasing becomes bullying when it is repetitive or when there is a conscious intent to hurt another child.

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Ross states that direct bullying involves a great deal of physical aggression such as shoving and poking, throwing things, slapping, choking, punching and kicking, beating, stabbing, pulling hair, scratching, biting, scraping and pinching.

Types of bullying

Bullying consists of three basic types of abuse -

  • emotional,
  • verbal and
  • physical.

Bullying in the workplace, school, family and neighborhoods

Bullying in school and the workplace is also referred to as peer abuse.

Stop bullying children

Bullying should NOT be considered a "Normal part of life". Having to deal with a bully is hard for a child — especially at school. If you are being bullied, it's very important to tell an adult. If you act as though you're not afraid, it may be enough for a people who bully  to leave you alone.

Helping Kids Deal With Bullies

Let him know that everyone worries, even adults, at one time or another. But also make sure he knows that there are ways he can feel better and less fearful.

Try to get your son to talk about what has been going on at school - just listening can be helpful.

Dealing With Bullying

Bullying leads to several suicides every year. Remember, it's our "differences" that makes us special and unique. You should be proud of who you are. Don't let people who bully take that away from you. Don't give people who bully that power over you.

Verbal bullying can also involve sending cruel instant or email messages or even posting insults about a person on a website — practices that are known as cyberbullying.

Sometimes crying or laughing
are the only options left,
and laughing feels better right now.

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