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  • Topic: Bullying, Abuse, School bullying
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  • Published : February 15, 2015
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Bullying in schools is believed to be a normal part of school life, however, when people begin to have this mentality, they forget that bullying is physically and psychologically harmful to both the bully and the victim. Therefore, bullying must be eradicated from schools by raising awareness and increasing supervision. Bullying is difficult to define with a concrete definition because the act of bullying can be perceived differently by whoever is experiencing the event. An act of horseplay can be meant as a playful gesture but viewed as an act of aggression from an outside observer. Bullying is one of the severe crimes in many countries; it can cause bad effects to people especially to students. Bullying is a worldwide problem that occurs around us every day and everywhere. People experience some sort of bullying at some point in their lives, whether they are the victim or the bully. Bullying is a problem that many children experience outside of their home, especially at school. Bullying in schools can to some extent be seen as a discrimination of some kind depending on how an individual perceives things. What is the exactly meaning of bullying? There are multiple ways to define bullying. It can be described as repeated negative events, which occur over time; directed at a special individual and carried out by one or several people. It’s an abuse of power that can either be planned or unintentional. In bullying, there’s a clear imbalance of power. Bullying is basically anything that makes a person feel hurt, whether it is physical or psychological. No matter if it is physical or psychological, bullying is wrong. There are three types of bullying in schools. The first type is, physical bullying, this type of bullying basically involves the use of physical force. This bullying technique may involve the spiting, shoving, kicking or even punching. The second type is verbal bullying. This type involves calling names, making offensive jokes, belittling other’s...
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