6-year-old girl fights for life after classmate

Bullying in schools is an issue that affects one in five children. These numbers are devastating and speak volumes about the failure to educate our children to treat others with respect. It consists of certain hurtful behaviors directed towards one person which are repeated over and over again. Bullying comes in the form of constant teasing, spreading rumors about the victim, attacking by hitting or yelling, and more.

The victims of bullying are affected to the extent that it leaves mark in their life years after the attacks take place. It undermines their self-confidence and they may starts seeing themselves as less worth than the rest of the peers.

Some of the consequences of bullying that the person affected experiences are the following: social isolation, sleeping problems, depression, anxiety,