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Bullying

Information and tips to recognize and prevent bullying, break harmful cycles, support children of all ages and build bullying prevention programs.

What is bullying?

Bullying has had increasingly high profile in recent years as people have come to understand how deeply it can wound children and how tragic the consequences can sometimes be.

Bullying (4-11)

The cycle of bullying often begins between the ages of four and eleven when children are forming their own social identities at school and through other activities.

Bullying (Ages 12-17)

As children get older, the type and range of bullying behaviour increases.

Parent's role

Bullying is a power struggle that is difficult to resolve without the help of an adult.

Bullying prevention programs

Successful intervention decreases the amount of bullying in schools by 20 to 70 percent.

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