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A selection of sources concerning legislation and different perspectives around the topic of bullying.

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Law and Legislation:
this tab covers the legal aspects of bullying.

 

Social Aspects:
this tab covers the school, workplace and psychological aspects and includes breaking news.

 

Definition:

BULLY:
1a : a blustering, browbeating person especially : one who is habitually cruel, insulting, or threatening to others who are weaker, smaller, or in some way vulnerable tormented by the neighborhood bully. b : pimp. 2 : a hired ruffian.

BULLYING:
verb      gerund or present participle: bullying

  1. seek to harm, intimidate, or coerce (someone perceived as vulnerable).

    "her 11- year-old son has been constantly bullied at school"

CYBERBULLYING:

noun

  1. the use of electronic communication to bully a person, typically by sending messages of an intimidating or threatening nature.

    "children may be reluctant to admit to being the victims of cyberbullying"

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