Bullying And Its Effect On Children

1144 WordsJan 10, 20165 Pages
Bullying is found in elementary, middle, and high school all around the world. School bullying occurs at similar rates such as cultures, countries and educational settings. It can take many direct and indirect forms, like physical violence, name calling, taunting, teasing, horrible rumors, and social exclusion. Since the late 90’s, several school shootings committed by the victims of the school bullying have brought media attention to the issue. First, bullying depends upon imbalance of power, which can be created by any number of factors, but not limited to physical size, age, popularity. bullying is deliberate; a bully intends to cause harm in distress to his/her victim. Bullying can come in direct and indirect forms. Physical violence…show more content…
It is estimated that 160,000 students miss school everyday due to fear of attack or intimidation by bullies. 1 in 7 students in 5-12 is either a bully or a victim of bullying, 56% of students have personally witnessed some type of bullying at school. 15% of all absenteeism is directly related to fears of being bullied at school, 71% of student report incidents of bullying as a problem at their school. 1 out of 20 has seen a student with a gun in school. This girl was a 7th grader, she had met a guy on an online chat room who had talked her into flashing her breasts. A year later, this guy contacted her on Facebook and asked her to put” a show on” for him. He soon then threatened to release if she didn 't do what the guy wanted. this guy knew everything about the girl, her friends,family,name, address, everything. Soon than, her pictures were released. Her whole school, friends saw the pictures and started to bully her and tease her. She became severely depressed, developed anxiety, and became to use drugs and alcohol. a year later, she switched schools, found a new group of friends the guy soon came back and created a new Facebook page, using her topless photo and changed it to his profile picture. Her friends soon then started to ignore her talking about her and bullying her. She soon then reveals her true feelings on flashcards and posted on YouTube, telling how she cried everything and lost her friends, she also started cutting. Later then again
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