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Spending more time online due to Covid-19 social distancing, youngsters have reportedly fallen prey to cyberbullying more during the pandemic.(Photo: iStock)

International day against violence and bullying: Give the young a platform to share their feelings, say experts

By Mallika Bhagat | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 04, 2020 01:03 PM IST
Cyberbullying has emerged as a major cause of stress among youngsters during the pandemic, and experts say that it’s important for parents and teachers to hear them out.
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Bullied students tend to experience more pain than their student’s pain medication use, the study found.(Unsplash)
Bullied students tend to experience more pain than their student’s pain medication use, the study found.(Unsplash)

Here’s how bullying is linked to usage of pain medication

By Asian News International | Hindustan Times, Delhi, Washington D.c.
UPDATED ON MAY 13, 2019 01:15 PM IST
As part of the study, which was published in Acta Paediatrica, a total of 10,390 students completed anonymous surveys and answered questions about bullying, pain, and pain medication use.
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National Award winning actor Neena and one of India’s most popular and influential young fashion designer Masaba Gupta are each other’s strength and weakness! Styling: Meagan Concessio ; Make-up: Savleen Manchanda; Hair: Deepa Bambhaniya; On Masaba: Jacket, Curato; earrings, Misho Neena and Masaba both wear outfits by Masaba(Prabhat Shetty)
National Award winning actor Neena and one of India’s most popular and influential young fashion designer Masaba Gupta are each other’s strength and weakness! Styling: Meagan Concessio ; Make-up: Savleen Manchanda; Hair: Deepa Bambhaniya; On Masaba: Jacket, Curato; earrings, Misho Neena and Masaba both wear outfits by Masaba(Prabhat Shetty)

Two strong women: Mother-daughter duo, Neena and Masaba Gupta, reset rules of strength and character

By Ananya Ghosh | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON MAR 03, 2019 10:34 AM IST
In her time, Neena Gupta refused to bow down to convention. Now, daughter Masaba Gupta shows how every woman has a right to live life on her own terms.
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Bullying can take many forms—verbal (name-calling and teasing), physical (kicking, biting or beating up) or social exclusion.(Shutterstock / Representative Image)
Bullying can take many forms—verbal (name-calling and teasing), physical (kicking, biting or beating up) or social exclusion.(Shutterstock / Representative Image)

We must listen to our children and help create bully-free zones for them

By Neela Kaushik
UPDATED ON JAN 28, 2019 03:00 PM IST
Bullying isn’t restricted to middle school anymore. You know your child needs help, but most times, you are left wondering what is the best way to handle a situation as sensitive and delicate as this.
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India is home to 236.5 million 10-19 year olds, which makes every fifth person in the country an adolescent, according to Census 2011 data.(Unsplash)
India is home to 236.5 million 10-19 year olds, which makes every fifth person in the country an adolescent, according to Census 2011 data.(Unsplash)

Basic counselling lowers bullying, violence in Bihar schools

By Sanchita Sharma | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON NOV 23, 2018 11:19 AM IST
A study published in The Lancet on Thursday reveals how a one-year ‘lay counsellor’-led health promotion project in government schools in Bihar’s Nalanda district lowered bullying, depression, substance abuse and violence.
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Representational image of workplace bullying that can also be the cause of cardiovascular diseases.(Photo by Quino Al on Unsplash)
Representational image of workplace bullying that can also be the cause of cardiovascular diseases.(Photo by Quino Al on Unsplash)

Bullying, violence at work ups heart disease risk: Study

By Press Trust of India | Hindustan Times, Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 19, 2018 06:51 PM IST
After adjusting for age, sex, country of birth, marital status and level of education, the researchers found that those who were bullied or experienced violence (or threats of violence) at work had a 59 per cent and 25 per cent higher risk of CVD respectively compared to people who were not exposed to bullying or violence.
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The man jumped before a train and committed suicide on October 17.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
The man jumped before a train and committed suicide on October 17.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

24-yr-old commits suicide after being bullied for dressing up as a woman

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chennai
UPDATED ON OCT 19, 2018 08:51 AM IST
V Kalaiyarasan, a resident of Kannikapuram in Vyasarpadi, a northern suburb in Chennai, used to release videos of himself on a mobile-based application, TikTok..
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A rainbow flag during a rally in Kolkata.(AFP File Photo/Representative image)
A rainbow flag during a rally in Kolkata.(AFP File Photo/Representative image)

9-year-old boy commits suicide after being bullied for being gay in US

By Agence France-Presse | Los Angeles
UPDATED ON AUG 28, 2018 11:53 PM IST
According to the boy’s mother, he told her he was gay over the summer and that he wanted to come out as such to his classmates when he started school.
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Bullying is characterised by a power imbalance between two parties, such as a child against a group or a bigger child against a smaller child.(Shutterstock)
Bullying is characterised by a power imbalance between two parties, such as a child against a group or a bigger child against a smaller child.(Shutterstock)

Not everyone’s a bully, here’s why aggression is not the same as bullying

By HT Correspondent | Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON JUL 07, 2018 11:01 AM IST
Not all aggressive behaviours are meant to harm while bullying is a repetitive and behaviour characterised by a power imbalance between two parties, explains a new study on the relation between aggression and bullying.
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