Young people ignored in bid to stop bullying

There is a disconnect between young people's perspectives and how school bullying is treated in practice and policy in Australia, a leading expert has warned.

Anonymous app Yik Yak shuts down

Yik Yak, a mobile application which gained popularity for allowing users to make anonymous comments and which sparked debate on cyber bullying, has shut down.

Combating bullies in the online playground

Bystanders who see school-yard bullying can intervene and stop it in about 10 seconds but when aggression moves online, young cyber peer groups become unsure of what to do.

Bullying in schools is still prevalent, national report says

Despite a dramatic increase in public awareness and anti-bullying legislation nationwide, the prevalence of bullying is still one of the most pressing issues facing our nation's youth, according to a report by researchers ...

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