Bullying is a form of aggressive behavior manifested by the use of force or coercion to affect others. Particularly when the behavior is habitual and involves an imbalance of power.
Types Of Bullying
|Physical||Hitting, Kicking, Pinching, Punching, Scratching, Spittng or any other form of physical attack. Damages to or taking someone else belonging may also consitute as physical bullying.|
|Verbal||Name calling, insultng, making racist, sexist or homophobe jokes, remarks or teasing using sexual suggestons or abusive language.|
|Indirect||Spreading nasty stories about someone, exclusion from social groups, being made the subject of malicious rumors, sending abusive mail and email and text messages.|
|Cyber Bullying||Any type of bullying that is carried out by electronic medium. There are types including Text messages, Picture/Video clip, phone call bullying, email bullying, chatroom bullying, bullying through instant message.|
- 282,000 students are reportley attacked in high schools
- About 160,00 studetns miss school every day due to fear of attack or intimidation from other students.x
- 71% of American students reprot incidents of bullying as a problem at their school.