Bullying in college is a serious issue that needs to be stopped right now, instead of youths focusing on their studies they now must also face several forms of bullying and cyber bullying.
London, UK (PRWEB) February 24, 2014
In an endeavor to better understand the epidemic of bullying, NoBullying releases today a complete guide to Bullying in College.
When it comes to Bullying in College it was reported in a Health Day News study in 2012 that 15 percent of college students reported being bullied and nearly 22 percent reported being cyberbullied. Of those who said they’d been cyberbullied, 25 percent said it was through a social networking site, 21 percent through texting, 16 percent through email and 13 percent through instant messages.
As for why bullying in college occurs, the reasons are numerous and they include new targets, less direct authority, peer pressure, academic pressure, availability of electronic resources.
Macartan Mulligan, Co-Founder of NoBullying.com, said “Bullying in college is a serious issue that needs to be stopped right now, instead of youths focusing on their studies they now must also face several forms of bullying and cyber bullying, those acts of unkindness can actually be lethal and they need to stop.”
He added that parents and teachers should make a point to educate the younger generations about the sad outcome of bullying online and offline. According to Mulligan, it is quite imperative to press for more firm laws condemning all acts of bullying and harassment.
He also added that anyone suffering from bullying in any form or way can always reach out to the team of NoBullying and they will be given advice on how to stand up to bullying or protect themselves online.
NoBullying.com features many pages dedicated to parents, teens, teachers, health professionals as well as posts related to cyber safety and the latest news about law making concerning curbing Bullying worldwide as well as inspirational Bullying Poems and Bullying Quotes.
The website makes a habit of updating its bullying statistics and cyber bullying statistics regularly because it is essential to understand how widespread the bullying epidemic is.