Bullying will not stop and here’s why,

  • In the US 1 in 5 students aged 12–18 are bullied.
  • Approximately 160,000 teens have skipped school because of bullying.
  • Students who reported that they were frequently bullied scored lower in reading, mathematics, and science than their peers who reported that they were never or rarely bullied.
  • Labeling an incident as bullying can be important because it influences whether students tell an adult, as well as how adults respond to the student’s report.
  • Students are less likely to report bullying as they get older. Only 39% of high schoolers notified an adult of bullying.

Bullying is personal for anyone who experiences it making it harder to define as a whole.

Labeling people as a ‘bully,’ and a ‘victim,’ like I just did is not doing anyone any favors either.



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Rafay Hiraj

Rafay Hiraj


I write about life and happiness. Writing for me is a way to make sense of everything.