In the past, bullying was:
Now it's all that plus…
And to make it worse, cyberbullying can:
In 2009/2010, approximately 1 in 3 youth ages 11-15 were bullied at least once in the past couple of months.
Cyberbullying doesn't build character.
It isn't just a phase.
Cyberbullying victims were almost twice as likely to have attempted suicide compared to youth who have not experienced it.
And people say it's just a part of growing up.
Approximately 32 % of 15 year-old girls and 44 % of 15 year-old boys reported bullying others at least once in the past few months.
Are you one of them? Or are you just joking around?
It's something we can change as of today
It starts with you
If you have experienced cyberbullying (or know someone who has), you have options:
Recognize it. Report it. Delete it from your school and community.
For more information, please visit: Centre for Youth Crime Prevention (It starts with youth) www.rcmp-grc.gc.ca/cycp-cpcj
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