Bullying And Its Effects On Children Essay

1079 Words Sep 21st, 2015 5 Pages
Often time parents think sending children off to school will ensure them safety throughout the day. In most scenarios children are protected at school, but there are a few situations where children are not. Bullying is generally the case where children are not protected. According to statistics, 64% of children who were bullied did not report it. Only 36% of the 64% did report bullying to an administrator. If the children do not report the information to an administrator, parent, or trusted adult they will never be sheltered from the bullying. Bullying in schools is harmful to students and sometimes can leave a major impact on their lives. Some examples include causing children to attempt suicide, having negative physical, school, and mental health issues, or resulting in them developing low self-esteem. Bullying has been around for years and even decades. Kids just being kids is one thing but once the jokes are over and harassing turns physical, verbal, or psychological it is bullying. Physical bullying happens when a person(s) hit, kick, punch, stomach etc. another person. Making harsh, unwanted physical contact of any kind is considered bullying. Verbal bullying is when people are orally insulting a person or making them feel less of a person. This can be name-calling, talking about he/she’s wardrobe, slandering a person’s name, etc. Psychological bullying is when someone spreads rumors, true or false to damage someone’s image to others and/or themselves. Suicide is…

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