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18 Feb 2020
The outbreak of the coronavirus has shaken the whole world, including children. Early years education facilities are pushed to educate children about the virus in order to stop bullying and anxiety among their students. Children's charities believe...
13 Feb 2020
It is well-known that the internet is a hiding place for abusers and criminals, especially dangerous to children using self-regulated social media sites, like Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat and TikTok. This is one of the reasons why the...
11 Feb 2020
Two schools in the United Kingdom have begun using body cameras in efforts to improve children’s behaviour and to address violence. One of the schools, in Hampshire, started using cameras to deal with unknown children entering the school territory...
09 Feb 2020
Pershi Lastivky [Early Swallows] is a hit television drama series in Ukraine. It focuses on the lives of secondary school students and their struggles with bullying, cyberbullying, suicide, and other problems which have never been publicly addressed...
17 Jan 2020
“I have no doubt that social media helped kill my daughter.”- confessed Ian Russal who has become a campaigner against social media harm since his 14-year-old daughter Molly committed suicide in 2017. This is just one of the cases that highlights...
09 Jan 2020
In her study, ‘Violence at School, Bullying at School’, Mariann Buda writes that more than one-third of children are somehow involved in school violence, whether as a bully or a victim. Fifteen percent of children are bullied several times a week,...
27 Dec 2019
My Voice is a six-week programme in schools and colleges that deals with the exploitation of young people. My Voice supports teenagers aged 11–19 who may experience social exclusion, youth offending, going missing from home, self-esteem problems,...
26 Nov 2019
According to surveys, Romania is ranked first in Europe in terms of the level of school bullying. To remedy the situation, a law has been drafted to prohibit bullying in educational institutions. The methodology will be shortly developed by the...
14 Nov 2019
30 teachers and school managers from 30 communities in Moldova participated, on 29th and 30th of October, in a training to strengthen their knowledge on preventing and combating bullying in school and community, organized by Terre des hommes Moldova...
14 Nov 2019
Bullying among residential care staff has become quite a serious problem. On his first day on the job, David Jones, a residential care worker was told, 'I’ve no doubt you’ll be fine with the young people, but watch your back with some of the staff...

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