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Bullying

What to do about bullying

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If you are being bullied by another child please tell someone. Bullying can happen to anyone at any age, at school, at home, on the bus, in the street, online, or on your mobile phone. It might be that someone pushes you around, talks about you, teases you, makes fun of you, hits you or calls you names. No one has the right to hurt you or make you feel bad, and if you are being bullied you don't have to put up with it, you can talk to someone and get something done about it. Talk to a teacher, your mum, your dad, or someone else in your family.

Bullying can take place in different ways and happens to lots of people.

Some of the ways bullying can happen are:

Verbal

Physical

Emotional

Cyber bullying

Racist

Homophobic.

For more information about bullying and getting support to beat it, you can visit the following websites:

childline

You could talk to someone at Childline - ring their freephone number 0800 1111. Please also look at our pages on E-safety and staying safe.

 

Childline has released a video to help young people who have experienced online bullying build their confidence and resilience.

Cyber bullying is when people are nasty online or on a mobile phone. It is against the law to bully someone in this way and it can be stopped.

 

NSPCC

ChildLine has released a video to help young people who have experienced online bullying build up their confidence and resilience. Click here to be directed to the NPSCC website page

 

Websites with more information and advice are:

Bullying UK - Helpline 0808 800 2222

 Bullying UK

 

childline plus number Childline

 

   think u know

Thinkuknow - information for different age groups, and you can report abuse here

You can also talk to:

ChildLine- 0800 1111

A teacher

A family member

Someone you trust

News

Disrespect NoBody campaign

The second phase of the Home Office Disrespect Nobody campaign will run from 2 February until the end of March 2017.

The aim of the Disrespect NoBody campaign is to prevent young people, both boys and girls aged 12 to 18 years old from becoming perpetrators and victims of abusive relationships.

For 2017 the focus of the campaign will be consent and sexting, which are both issues where many young people need more education and information. The campaign advertising directs young people to the website www.disrespectnobody.co.uk where they can get further information and signposts them to organisations who can provide support.

Please click on the link below to download the partner brief and campaign materials.
https://s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/assets.
smartcdn.co.uk/docs/Campaign_materials_for_
Disrespect_NoBody_2017.pdf.pdf

Click here to go to their website