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CHILD ABUSE
DISABILITY
DISCRIMINATION
FOOD WASTE
HUNGER & MALNUTRITION
MIGRATION
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Important facts to know...

bullying point38% of young people have been affected by cyber-bullying.

bullying pointAlmost half (46%) of children and young people say they have been bullied at school at some point in their lives.

bullying point38% of disabled children worried about being bullied.

bullying point18% of children and young people who worried about bullying said they would not talk to their parents about it.

bullying pointTwo thirds (65%) of lesbian, gay and bisexual young people have experienced homophobic bullying at school.

bullying pointBetween 8% and 34% of children and young people in the UK have been cyberbullied, and girls are twice as likely to experience persistent cyberbullying than boys.

bullying point38% of young people have been affected by cyber-bullying, with abusive emails (26%) and text messages (24%) being the most common methods. 28% of children did not tell anyone about the abuse.

bullying pointA survey of pupils in England estimates that 16,493 young people aged 11-15 (4.4%) are frequently absent from state school or home educated because of bullying.
National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children

Below are some findings from a research by DCSF in UK
Girls are more likely to feel at risk from bullying than boys – nearly a quarter of girls reported feeling at risk compared to 16% boys

bullying pointGirls are less likely than boys to report being victims of violence at all ages, BUT are more than twice as likely as boys to report being victims of name calling.

bullying pointExclusion is a common form of bullying reported amongst girls.

bullying pointBoys are more likely to see bullying as part of growing up and something that would need to get quite bad before they did anything about it.

bullying pointGirls tend to agree that they would like more help and advice.

bullying point62% of children agree that being physically bullied is worse than being called names.

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bullying and kids