Bullying: the most excused social injustice.

For many children, being bullied is a silent, shameful event:

 

  • Suicide has become the 3rd leading cause of death among kids. - Center for Disease Control

  • 160,000 kids stay home from school every day due to bullying. - Nat'l Voices for Equality Education and Enlightenment

  • 20% of high schoolers report that they have been bullied. - National Center for Education Statistics

  • 60% of middle school students say they have been bullied while 16% of staff say they believe students have been bullied. - James Burns, Bullying in Schools

  • Every 7 minutes, a child is bullied. - nveee.org

  • Bullying causes depression, anxiety, physical ailments, loss of self esteem, misdirected anger at family or friends, self hatred, and can ultimately lead to suicide. - Dr. Mark Bombeck, The Long Term Effects of Bullying

  • Bullied children are more likely to take drugs while their tormentors suffer stress as adults. - University of Delaware Study, Dr. Valerie Earnshaw

  • Bullied children are three times more likely to harm themselves or commit suicide. - Yale University Study

  • 1 in 6 teens have seriously considered suicide while 1 in 12 teens have attempted suicide. - Center for Disease Control

  • In schools where there are anti-bullying programs, bullying is reduced by over 50%.  - James Burns, Bullying in Schools

THIS MUST END.

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