Bullies are not just in school, work, or online anymore. Bullying is everywhere and it takes lives every day. It is not a rite of passage, it is a dangerous wave of unkindness that breaks spirits every day everywhere.
London, UK (PRWEB) April 21, 2014
The National Youth Violence Prevention Resource Center estimates that nearly 30 percent of American youth are either a bully or a target of bullying. However, bullying is no longer a problem that is isolated to the playgrounds, hallways and lunch rooms of schools across the World. NoBullying releases today an article on Six Unforgettable CyberBullying Cases.
Since advances in technology have now extended harassment and bullying to cell phones, social media websites and other online avenues that are contributing to an alarming number of suicides and the major demographic affected is children ages 12 to 20 and even older.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), suicide is the third leading cause of death among young people with approximately 4,400 deaths every year. The CDC estimates that there are at least 100 suicide attempts for every suicide among young people. More than 14 percent of high school students have considered suicide and nearly 7 percent have attempted it, in the past decade, there have been multiple cyber bullying and bullying stories that end with young people taking their own lives after becoming victims of cyber bullying.
Names of bullying victims that took their own lives, are all featured in this article, those teens and youth all took their own lives after failing to live with depression resulting from being victimized online and on school grounds and without finding a way to relieve themselves from the sad effects of bullying.
This article is a reminder that by discussing and understanding those cyber bullying stories and bullying cases the reader will come to realize how important it is to stop those cyber bullying stories from happening to anyone anywhere.
Macartan Mulligan, Co-Founder of NoBullying.com, said, “Bullies are not just in school, work, or online anymore. Bullying is everywhere and it takes lives every day. It is not a rite of passage, it is a dangerous wave of unkindness that breaks spirits every day everywhere.”
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.
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 famous Bullying Quotes.
The website regularly updates its bullying statistics and cyber bullying statistics as it is essential to understand how widespread the bullying epidemic is. It also regularly runs cyber bullying surveys and questionnaires to get recent updated statistics on everything related to cyberbullying.
He also added that anyone suffering from bullying in any form or way can always find advice and help on the NoBullying website – but if anyone is suffering from severe bullying or cyber bullying, the best thing is to talk to someone locally – a parent, teacher or local organization that has been set up to help with specialized counselors to deal with this topic.