TITLE

Don't Just Stand By

AUTHOR(S)
Smith, Natalie
PUB. DATE
January 2013
SOURCE
Scholastic News -- Edition 4;1/7/2012, Vol. 75 Issue 12, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on experts' claim that bystanders can make bullying worse. Studies have shown that about one in every six children is bullied in schools. Bullying can take the form of physical aggression, name-calling, excluding a child on purpose and cyberbullying. Experts have stated that bystanders who just watch a victim being bullied make the victim feel that he or she does not have any support. They add that in at least half of the cases, bullying is stopped when someone steps in.
ACCESSION #
84533892

 

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