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Marwa Hamidi 10WKP
Bullying Speech
Have you ever been called "ugly"?
Have you ever been called "Fat"?
Has someone ever made you feel totally insecure about your appearance? Everyone in this room has probably been bullied at least once in their life. It’s not the best feeling is it? It makes one feel insecure, humiliated and very uncomfortable. It has the power to destroy lives, mentally and physically. Studies have showed that 16,493 young people aged 11-15 are regularly absent from school because of bullying. An alarming fact is that 40% of suicide victims were bullied at school. There are many types of bullying, you may think calling someone a nasty name is what bullying is all about but there is more to bullying. Physical Bullying: is being hit, kicked, pinched or tripped Verbal Bullying is being called names, teased, being put down, and insulted Psychological bullying is being threatened, stalked or manipulated Social bullying is being ignored, having rumours spread about you, or telling lies about you. Sexual bullying is unwanted touching or brushing against someone, picking on someone because of their sexual preference. Cyber bullying is, insulting someone in chat rooms, sending cruel or threatening emails, text messages, or spreading rumours using mobile phones. Sometimes it’s hard to work out why bullies pick on some people but one thing is for sure, it’s not the fault of the person who is being picked on. Bullies generally go for people who are different in any way it could be physical, mentally, religion culture or sexuality. Anyone who seems like an easy target. People who are smaller or younger than the bully. People who are sensitive, who may cry or get upset. Someone who does not have many friends or maybe new in the area. A bully can also be an older person, or someone in a position of power such as a teacher, parent or boss. There are a lot of reasons why some people bully. They may see it as a way of being popular, or making...
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