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Worldwide Bullying the "Power 4"

Worldwide issues with bullying and the main 4 areas that bullying seems to occur

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Parent Bullying and the effect it has on Adolescents

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In many cases parents are the ones bullying. Holding there children to such a high standard often times they do not realize how hard they are being on there children. Bullying for parents is seen often at sporting events where they feel like there child are not performing up to satisfying or above average standards. Bullying tends to rub off on adolescents because of the phenomenon "Do as I do" If adolescent see that there elders are bullying or harassing they will then copy the acts of there peers. Many adult bullies were bullies as children so they teach there children the ways in which they went about things as children and that is to bully.

Things to consider with Bullying/Bullies

1) Some feel like bullying is a normal passage in life, it is over looked because people know that it goes on but don’t care for it as much if they do not see it. Although some see it many will not try to stop it if it is done by a chaperon or guardian many people do not want to get involved with disciplining someone else’s child. 2) Bullies tend to be guardian, leaders in groups, or those that are popular amongst people they are rarely called out for bullying due to there status and other peoples fear of not fitting in if you are to call out the bully. 3) Parents that are bullies have been shown to teach there children to how to bully as there children do as there parents teach or mimic how they parents act.

Need to know facts about Bullying

1) Each year there are more than 3.2 million students who are the victims of a bully.

2) Bullying is the reason about 160,000 teens skip school each day.

3) It is estimated that about 1 out of every 10 students drop out of school due to being repeatedly bullied. 4) A survey in 2009 found that 9 out of every 10 LGBT 5) students reported experiencing verbal harassment in the previous school year, because of their sexual orientation 6)1 out of every 4 teachers do not see anything wrong with bullying and only intervene about 4% of the time

7) About 56% of all students have personally witnessed bullying of some form while at school

Cyberbullying

Via theeeshablog.com

Cyberbullying has increased from 12% to 15% all though it may not seem like that much there is still a significant difference. Only 33% reported to tell anyone that they have experience cyberbullying leaving out of the other 76% that have not. A very high percent of people are being bullied via text, email, social media or by the use of some sort of technological device. This meaning that 1 in every 5 people have experienced some sort of cyberbullying at some point, bullying has moved from places such as school classrooms to the internet. Many people bully on the internet because the feel like it is a place that it is safe enough to get away with. A lot of bullies do not always like face-to-face confrontation so they do it on the internet to help you get exposed not only by them but by other bullies as well.

The 5 that catch your eye: Cyberbullying facts

1) 81% of young people think bullying online is easier to get away with than bullying in person. 2) 75% of students admit they have visited a website bashing another student. 3 Girls are about twice as likely as boys to be victims and perpetrators of cyber bullying. 4) 90% of teens who have seen social-media bullying say they have ignored it. 5) Bullying victims are 2 to 9 times more likely to consider committing suicide.

Cyberbullying Preventions

1) Make sure that your usernames and passwords on all of your technology/social media is protected and secure and do not give them out to anyone. 2) Do not add unknown people to your social media accounts or give anyone a gateway to stalk your page; private settings on technology should be activated if you have any concerns. 3) To assure cyberbullying does not go on at all and the best way it can be prevented is simply by not having any social media or that many technological devices at all.

LGBT Bullying

Via betanews.com

The LGBT group are targeted at a very high rate when it comes to bullying. Statistics show that 74.1% are threatened because of their sexual orientation. 55.2% are bullied because of their gender expression, and 36.2% bullied because of their sexual orientation. 22.7% and 16.5% are or have experienced some sort of violent act toward them because of their sexual orientation. About 11.4% because of their gender only and 61.6% of students who reported an incident that was not even taken into consideration. The LGBT group is not taken serious in our society. For the rates at which they are bullied suicidal rates increase two to three times. This group has shown to go to school less, perform lower then there peers in school, and have way lower self esteem suffer from depression and have higher rates of anxiety.

LGBT Human Rights Watch

forbes.com / Via hrw.org

People around the world that identify as LGBT experience violence and inequality as a result of their decision to be be identify in the LGBT group. The human rights watch works for the equally of gays, lesbians, bisexual, and transgender by being activist for the issues and mistreatment of the people. This in works for advocating laws and policies that protect the dignity of the LGBT community. Working for a world where all people can enjoy their lives fully and respectfully.

Workplace Bullying

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Bullying in the workplace is an area that many people that ignore. Many leaders, clients, subordinates, and colleagues are the ones doing the bullying. The most frequently have been showed to be clients doing the bullying at 41.5% and colleagues at 60.3%. These are people that are in similar positions at your job or people that you are suppose to be showing service to. Depending on the setting bullying isn't viewed as such a bad thing in many cases. Also the line of work matters, dealing with clients that are dealing with certain disorders that they have little to no control over can be viewed as acceptable bullying. When people are being bullied by a leader such as a boss or supervisor; people often deal with the bullying and don't report it out of fear of being hire or being falsely accused of something they did not do while working.

5 signs you are being bullied at work

1) If going to work means misery because of coworkers, clients, or bosses you could be at risk of being bullied 2) Constantly being criticized for the work you are doing at work and you are constantly receiving negative feedback or backlash. 3) Being yelled at daily or on a constant by co-workers, bosses, or colleagues 4) If bosses or co-workers are keeping files of the mistakes you make and throw it back in your face 5) Co workers, colleagues, supervisors etc. keep gossiping about you at work or spread lies trying to make you look bad or unprofessional

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