Bullying In The Philippines

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INTRODUCTION CHAPTER 1 Situation Analysis “Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one’s definition of your life, but define yourself.” (Field, 1997). Bullying is all-around issue that touches almost every person, family, school, business, or community at one time or another regardless of age, gender, race, religion, or socio economic status. Bullying has been recognized as a major threat both in younger generation and older generation in almost every country in the world. Despite the beauty and charm of this developing country, the Philippines has struggled with bullying issues for years. According to a recent report zero-tolerance policies in schools should be replaced with Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports. School bullying, workplace bullying, sibling bullying and cyberbullying all plague Filipino society. The tragic death of 18-year-old girl is bringing the potential trouble of cyberbullying back into focus. It 's another reminder of what experts say is a public health problem facing young people. Bullying in the Philippines is extended in schools and over the Internet, with a study that states that about 50 percent of Filipino students are bullied in school. A survey that was recently conducted showed that one in two Filipino children have witnessed violence or abuse in their schools. It was also showed that students in the schools of Philippines witness the different types of bullying including name calling,
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