This program concentrates on bullying by providing statistics on those affected. Though we understand this is not an exhaustive list, we aim to reach an understanding that this is a prevalent burden to those wishing to find their way in the world, asking who they are, who they want to become, and where they want to go. This page provides educated facts, ally resources, and guidance if you are experiencing bullying first-hand.
CDC defines bullying by 3 components: unwanted aggressive behavior; observed or perceived power imbalance; repetition or high likelihood of repetition of bullying behaviors.
between the ages of 12 and 17 have been bullied online. 30% have had it happen more than once. (dosomething.ord)
17% of American students report being bullied 2 to 3 times a month or more within a school semester. Take a stand in your community by hosting a Bullying Policy Makeover event to customize your school’s anti-bullying policy. (Dosomething.org)
Of those students who reported being bullied, 13% were made fun of, called names, or insulted; 12% were the subject of rumors; 5% were pushed, shoved, tripped, or spit on; and 5% were excluded from activities on purpose (National Center for Educational Statistics, 2016).
each day for fear of being bullied. (Americanspcc.org)
in some way in secondary schools throughout the United States — and the number is growing. (educationcorner.com)