Bullying for kids

Bullying is when someone with more power misuses it through repeated behaviour (physical or social,) that causes harm, either physically or emotionally. It can happen in person or online and be obvious or hidden.

Single incidents and conflict or fights between equals, whether in person or online, are not defined as bullying. While these can be hurtful, they do not cause the sort of harm that bullying doe

What is Bullying for kids? What is Bullying for kids?

A resource for kids who want to understand what bullying is.

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Am I being bullied? Am I being bullied?

If you're being bullied you might feel as if you...

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How to help a friend being bullied How to help a friend being bullied

Bullying is bad for everybody – not just the person being bullied.

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What is the Bullying for kids section about?

The Bullying for kids section explains what bullying is and signs that you can look for. There are some helpful resources that kids can use to either get help from those around them, or ideas that they can use in bullying situations.

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