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Bullying by siblings may double odds of developing suicidal intentions: Study

The researchers said that sibling bullying often started when children are young, and that it is important to educate and help parents to intervene and reduce bullying between siblings in early childhood.

This 6-year-old boy's viral anti-bullying T-shirt shows what you need to teach kids

The boy's mother shared a picture of her son wearing an orange T-shirt with the message 'I will be your friend' printed in green that has now gone viral.

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'Kids mocked by parents are at greater risk of becoming bullies'

Derisive parents use demeaning or belittling expressions to humiliate or frustrate the child, without any obvious provocation. They tend to engage with the child with criticism, sarcasm, put-downs and hostility, and rely on emotional and physical coercion to obtain compliance.

Children likely to suffer from depression long after being bullied: Study

The study, published in the journal JAMA Network Open, has found that young adults who were bullied as children were eight times more likely to experience depression that was limited to childhood.

Is your child getting bullied? Here’s how to make a difference

Believe children when they tell you that they are being harassed or bullied. This may not always be physical, but could be psychological, sexual or cyberbullying as well.

How parents can bully-proof their children

Rather than investing energy and effort in trying to prevent our children from being subjected to this practice, we ought to focus instead on preparing them in their reactions to it. What steps can they take if and when they do face any kind of bullying?

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Teen girls more vulnerable to bullying than boys: Study

Pediatricians and nurse practitioners should talk about the harmful effects of bullying with parents so that they can intervene early and reduce the victimisation that causes adolescents to consider suicide, so they will be able to live happier and healthier lives.

Difficult Conversations: School gossip is not trivial, but a form of bullying

School gossip is not trivial. It is very much a form of bullying since it is a tool used to intimidate, hurt or isolate an individual. So how do we help our child in coping with gossip?

Delhi: School bullying to attract transfer, fines

Another key takeaway is an anti-bullying helpline, along the lines of Childline. According to the circular, “It must operate confidentially and independently to help students in distress and also report incidents of bullying.”

The world needs less bullies, teach your kids empathy

According to recent reports, it is found that every third child is bullied in school and some of these kids are affected to such an extent that they do not mind ending their lives, just to stop the pain.

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