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Bullying Initiative

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What is bullying?

Bullying behavior is aggressive, intentional, involves an imbalance of power, and is often repeated over time. Bullying behavior needs to be understood in connection with the context in which it is found. 

Some examples of bullying behaviors include: 

  • Spreading rumors or gossiping about someone.
  • Threatening someone physically or verbally
  • Attacking someone physically.
  • Demanding money from someone.
  • Participating in hazing-related activities.
  • Stealing from someone.
  • Sexually harassing someone.
Attacking someone verbally in person, via texts, email, social media, or online.


Why should we be concerned about bullying?


How common is bullying?