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There are many definitions for what bullying is. There are also several forms of bullying. Here are a few basics to help you become more familiar with the issue.
As listed on violencepreventionworks.org, bullying is an aggressive behaviour that is intentional and that involves an imbalance o fpower. Most often, it is repeated over time and done by both girls and boys.

As listed on stompoutbullying.org, bullying comes in multiple forms.
  • Physical
  • Emotional
    Intimidation
  • Sexual
  • Verbal
  • Racist
  • Cyber

A COMMON    PROBLEM

  • BULLYING IS THE MOST COMMON FORM OF VIOLENCE IN SCHOOLS TODAY.*
  • ESTIMATED 160,000 CHILDREN MISS SCHOOL EVERY DAY DUE TO FEAR OF ATTACK OR INTIMIDATION*
  • ONE INCIDENT OF BULLYING EVERY SEVEN MINUTES*
  • TWO OUT OF THREE TEENS ARE VERBALLY OR PHYSICALLY HARASSED EVERY YEAR*