How can we work together to tackle bullying?
Photo: Caelie Frampton CC 2.0 BY-NC-SA
Bullying can happen in schools, workplaces, online or in the community: anywhere where there is a group of people, and some have more power than others.
But don’t despair: where there is a group of people, there is also the capacity for kindness and friendship, and help to find solutions!
The theme for this year’s Anti-Bullying Week (led by the Anti-Bullying Alliance in November) is Change Starts with Us. In the lead up to the week, we’ll be highlighting how we can all take simple steps to make a difference in our community.
We can’t each do everything, but we can all do something: whether speaking out when we see bullying, offering a small act of kindness, or helping change structures to be more inclusive. And by making these changes in our everyday lives, we can start to develop a culture of peacebuilding that will help us deal with the bigger peace & justice issues our society faces.
So, pop into Peace Hub throughout September & October 2019 to:
- Share a small act of kindness
- Write an anonymous message of solidarity
- Read personal stories of overcoming bullying
- Get top tips on dealing with conflict
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