Bullying Essay

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GROUP 5:”THE ANTI-BULLYING POLICY HAS REDUCED BULLYING INCIDENT IN SAA” Bullying is unwanted, aggressive behavior among school aged children that involves a real or perceived power imbalance. The behavior is repeated, or has the potential to be repeated, over time. Bullying includes actions such as making threats, spreading rumors, attacking someone physically or verbally, and excluding someone from a group on purpose. TYPES OF BULLYING * * Cyber Bullying * School Bullying * Text Bullying * Workplace Bullying * Bullying Parents * Bullying Harrasment * Female Bullying * Verbal Bullying * Physical Bullying * Verbal bullying is saying or writing mean things. Verbal bullying includes: * Teasing * Name-calling * Inappropriate sexual comments * Taunting * Threatening to cause harm * Social bullying, sometimes referred to as relational bullying, involves hurting someone’s reputation or relationships. Social bullying includes: * Leaving someone out on purpose * Telling other children not to be friends with someone * Spreading rumors about someone * Embarrassing someone in public * Physical bullying involves hurting a person’s body or possessions. Physical bullying includes: * Hitting/kicking/pinching * Spitting * Tripping/pushing * Taking or breaking someone’s things * Making mean or rude hand gestures SYMPTOMS OF BULLYING * Comes home with unexplained injuries or with damaged or missing clothing or other’s belongings. * Has changed eating habits. * Makes excuses not to go to school/ workplace * Has few friends. * Feels helpless. * Talks about suicide. * Acts out of character. * Avoids certain places or playing outside alone * Feels like they are not good enough. * Has trouble sleeping. * Blames

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