Both face to face and online bullying are potentially very damaging but cyber-bullying can feel even trickier to tackle because it’s harder to escape.
Even in a child’s bedroom – which used to be a safe place- the bully can now enter and that’s the worry. Because of this, as well as the effects of bullying in general, which include anxiety, social anxiety, low mood, fear, a sense of apprehension about entering school, school phobias, you have the added element of feeling trapped. You can’t get away from it.
In fact, there are studies to suggest that bullying can potentially be something that is so traumatic it affects kids later on. But if you are able to deal with it early on, kids can come out of it feeling much more resilient. Like any
CINCINNATI – The parents of an 8-year-old Ohio boy who hanged himself from his bunk bed with a necktie want school officials held responsible, testing the issue of school liability in suicides blamed on bullying.
The wrongful death lawsuit filed by the parents of
CINCINNATI (AP) — The parents of an 8-year-old Ohio boy who hanged himself from his bunk bed with a necktie want school officials held responsible, testing the issue of school liability in suicides blamed on bullying.
The wrongful death lawsuit filed by the parents of Gabriel Taye against Cincinnati Public Schools and school officials cites repeated examples of Gabriel and others being bullied at his elementary school. They contend school officials knew about the bullying but were “deliberately indifferent,” allowing a “treacherous school environment.”
Knowledge of harassment and failure to do something are among elements set out in a 1999 U.S. Supreme Court ruling for school liability cases.
“The deliberate indifference standard set forth (by the Supreme Court) sets a high bar for plaintiffs,” a 2016 opinion by a three-judge panel of the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals says. “It requires only that school administrators respond to known peer harassment in a
SAN JOSE — An alert passenger helped free two Washington children from a disturbing sexual-servitude scheme after her eyes darted to the smartphone screen of a man exchanging child-sex texts on a San Jose-bound flight, authorities said.
The suspect’s undoing appears to have been the large font he used
Victims of such cyber crimes can now lodge their complaints at National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR)’s enhanced online platform ‘POCSO e-box’
Such crimes can be reported by pressing the e-box button available at the commission’s website
‘POCSO e-box’ is an easy and direct medium for reporting of child sexual abuse under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, 2012
New Delhi, June 23, 2017: With child abuse finding new forms and channels through mobile and digital technologies, victims of such cyber crimes can now lodge their complaints at National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR)’s enhanced online platform ‘POCSO e-box’.
“Considering the growing menace of cyber crimes targeting children, POCSO e-box has been enhanced to handle cyber bullying, cyber stalking, morphing of images and child pornography,” NCPCR