Follow Child Refuge on Twitter

Error
  • JUser::_load: Unable to load user with id: 62

Girls Have the Greater Chance of Being Bullied Than Boys

It’s kind of disturbing to learn that girls are likely more prone to bullying than boys. In fact, a research from the University of Warwick and Hertfordshire revealed that girls are favorite victims of bullies in school and the possibilities are two folds compared to the chances boys get.

According to the study, girls can be bullied as early as six years old and the practice may continue until the age of ten. As parents, the pain is unimaginable knowing our child has been bullied for four years and not until she reaches adult age, we cannot identify if there are lifetime effects to it.

School and neighborhood bullying can be very traumatic to the child, physically and emotionally. The nature of it changes from time to time and the pattern of abuse may actually reveal the kind of personality the child may develop years after the bullying.

Direct and physical bullying involves the use of force and threats to inflict injury to the victim while relational bullying is done in order to socially alienate the victim from other people and friends through methods like spreading false accusations, vandalism, gossip, and negative campaign against the victim.

Additionally, bullying has lead to more girls dropping out of school just to avoid it, only to find out that there’s another set of bullies in the next school. This trend then becomes very alarming for the state of primary education in the country since young boys and girls hesitate to go to school because of the fear of being bullied.

Lastly, the physical and emotional torment brought about by the effects of bullying will likely lead to endless trauma and fear for the victim. Some young victims may resort to suicide while others are able to live through it but may actually show tangible effects of the past bullying experience.

09.23.2017 | Guest

Comments

No comments yet. Be the first to submit a comment.

Leave your comment

Guest
Saturday, 23 September 2017

Comments

Deborrah Cooper said,
  Jill Watson, you sound delusional. You also sound very defensive, like a pimp at  
Jeannie said,
  how do I find out if my niece is lieing about being molested by my husband? What  
Bruce Nelson said,
  How about publishing it in epub format - readable on many other ereaders? Why?  

Quick Help

Not sure what to do? Need help? Just fill the blanks and we will respond within 1 business day.
Invalid Input
Invalid Input
Invalid Input
 
Refresh 
Invalid Input