Bullying

7 Tips To Overcome Shyness

Some people are shy. Some people are not. Some people are born shy, while others are shy because of things that have happened in their life like being bullied or a lack of confidence. You’re not alone, between 40 and 60 percent of adults reported they are shy. It is not a bad thing, in

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21 Facts About Bullying That You Probably Never Knew

What We Do Every year at Ditch the Label, we carry out extensive research into bullying by asking students across the country about their experiences. We delve into the reasons why people bully and are bullied, as well as asking important questions about things like relationships, gender, mental health and body image. This groundbreaking research

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Banter or Bullying?

We all engage in a bit of friendly ‘banter’ with our mates from time to time but do you know when to stop? Banter can be described as playful teasing between friends, usually an equal and generally funny exchange. Whether it’s at school, at home between siblings or in the locker room, there will always

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Am I Ugly?

Are you ugly? Thousands of people ask this every day. It comes as no surprise then, to find out that one of the most popular questions entered into our search bars on our phones was ‘Am I Ugly?’ In fact, if you type “am I” into Google, the first suggestion that is offered to you

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How Do I Open Up to Someone About Bullying or Being Assaulted?

When you are going through something difficult, the advice we and many others would give you would be to open up about it, but this isn’t always the easiest thing. This Anti-Bullying Week, we are talking about some of the biggest issues that can affect you, but what good is it if YOU feel you

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What Do I Do If a Classmate Challenges Me to a Fight?

We see a lot of this kind of thing on the TV or in Netflix shows, where someone challenges someone they have a problem with for a fight at the school gates or down the park after the bell has rung. But life is not a TV show, and getting into a fight can be

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How to Report Bullying – What are your Options?

If you are being bullied, it’s really important that you tell someone… we know, easier said than done right!? But whoever said that telling the teacher or your parents is ‘snitching’, is talking nonsense. Don’t listen to them. You are not alone According to research collected in our Annual Bullying Survey, 37% of those surveyed,

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Why Do People Bully? The Scientific Reasons

Bullying is a behavior that has historically been linked to kids on the playground, but it can happen among people of any age in any setting—schools, households, workplaces. So the main question observers of such conduct have is…why do people bully others?  According to our latest research, we discovered that 1 in 2 people have

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Feeling Lonely At Home? We’ve got a Solution

Feeling lonely is normal. Especially in 2020. Between the COVID-19 pandemic and being locked away in our bedrooms for most of Spring, and big changes to the way we can see our friends and family, loneliness is on the rise. In fact, in our latest Annual Bullying Survey, we found that 82% of you felt

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Uncovered: Online Hate Speech in the Covid Era

We looked at 263 million online conversations around hate speech online, to see how it has changed since the start of the pandemic. We looked at social media sites, forums and blogs to see how racism and other topics have evolved between 2019 and mid 2021 – and we’ve put together some key facts from

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