I, How many of you have been hearing about bullying? As you may hear on TVs or news or people are talking about the rates of bullying is going up from years to years. II, According to a research survey, bullying occurs once every 7 minutes in schools. Due to the National Youth Violence Prevention Center, almost 30% of adolescences in the USA (or over 5.7 millions) are estimated to take part in bullying either bullying, being bullied or both. Also according to a 2007 nationally representative poll by The Workplace Bullying Institute, 37% of US workforce or 54 million employees have been bullied some time during their work time. III, Bullying can affect anyone, so you can gain something from this speech by being informed about bullying IV, Today, I am going to explain the definition of bullying, what its effects are and how to prevent it. Body
I, First of all, let’s explain in details what bullying means. A. What is bullying exactly and why?
1. Firstly, bullying is intentional behaviors that are designed to hurt, harm, or damage the victims. It can take many forms like verbal, physical, social/relational/emotional, or cyber bullying – or any combination of these). Next, there must be an imbalance power involved (the bullies have power over the victims). Finally, it is often repeated periodically. 2. So what do bullies want? The book “Talking about Bullying” says: a. Bullies want to feel important and big, create attention: dominate others or use others to get want they want b. They want to feel like they are better than others
c. They want to hurt others and make them feel small
B. In order to know when bullying happens, we also need to know about ways and means of bullying 1. Physical
a. Typically, physical bullying involves: hair pulling, pinching, pushing, shoving, slapping, kicking, tripping, poking, stabbing, spitting, hitting, punching, head butting, choking, scratching, hiding or destroying someone’s property, etc....
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