Tagged with online bullying
Creative short video to show we should speak out when we see online bullying.
After a man was sacked from his job for sending an abusive message, a feminist blogger found herself on the receiving end of a wave of abuse. So why do many hard core internet trolls target women, and feminists in particular?
Anti-Bullying Week is taking place from 16 – 20 November with the theme ‘Make a noise about bullying’.
The week provides an opportunity for teachers to educate young people about cyberbullying.
Access the resources here
“Didn’t you audition for the musical? People told me you sounded like a dying pig.”
UPtv conducted a social experiment for its new anti-bullying PSA that questioned if anyone would actually stand up against bullying in an increasingly detached society.
With the help of three young actresses, the stage was set at a bus stop where one of the girls gets tormented by her two “schoolmates”.
Pedestrians who overheard the verbal attacks stood up for the teenager, while some invited the victim to get up and sit with them instead.
Watch the uplifting responses below and learn more about what you can do to put an end to bullying here.
Nearly half of teenagers surveyed in new study stated cyberbullying is bigger problem than drug abuse and as many as one in five teenagers has been subjected to cyberbullying, a study has found.
Read the article here