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Teachers not trained to deal with cyber-

July 4, 2014

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Teachers not trained to deal with cyber-bullying complaints – survey http://ow.ly/yMQCq

Children face more bullying online than

July 4, 2014

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Children face more bullying online than in playground http://ow.ly/yMQHC Nearly 12 per cent of youngsters questioned for the research said they had faced cyberbullying compared to nine per cent who said they had been picked on face to face.

Top-performing school rapped over bullyi

July 2, 2014

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Top-performing school rapped over bullying http://ow.ly/yI7uU The teenager, who has special educational needs, found the bullying so unbearable that she was too afraid to go to school and attempted suicide. She has since moved to a different school.

Young men in crisis may not be crying ou

July 2, 2014

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Young men in crisis may not be crying out for help. But it’s desperately needed | Owen Jones http://ow.ly/yI9vi Boys don’t cry, or at least they’re not supposed to. Yes, the old, unreconstructed machismo that was once all too synonymous with being a man has been partly driven back; men are more likely to open […]

Domestic abuse victims urged to speak ou

July 1, 2014

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Domestic abuse victims urged to speak out as part of police World Cup campaign http://ow.ly/yFv0c In the year of the last World Cup four years ago, across the UK, there were 1.2 million alcohol-related hospital admissions – more than double the rate in 2002 – and around 15,000 deaths caused by alcohol. Between April 2013 […]

Roma teen victim in France father of two

July 1, 2014

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Roma teen victim in France father of two in Romania http://ow.ly/yFvcI Newspapers and television stations across the world reported on the lynching that left the 17-year-old fighting for his life, but it was two weeks before Pamela, herself a teenager and living in Romania, finally got to see the gruesome pictures, as The Daily Telegraph […]

Untouchable to indispensable: the Dalit

July 1, 2014

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Untouchable to indispensable: the Dalit women revolutionising waste in India http://ow.ly/yFmky