Facebook releases new Safety Center and Bullying Prevention Hub

2016-10-24 15:31

How to take charge of your kids and your own online well-being and keep your Facebook profile secure.

4 ways to deal with a bully

2016-10-19 12:54

The scourge of bullying has been plaguing our kids for a very long time. Parents should step in and teach their kids how to manage bullying situations, like this mom did.

#bullyingmustfall: 33 more parents weigh in

2016-09-08 20:16

We had an overwhelming response to our story about bullying at a Cape Town school. Here's a round-up of your letters.

Teen bullied for allegedly not paying "protection money" at top school

2016-08-29 22:18

An angry mom shared a video clip of her teen son being assaulted by six pupils. She's appealing to parents to help stop the scourge of bullying at schools.

Mailbox: Death – when it is hard to understand

2015-07-26 09:51

The Elon Musk story around school bullying not only went viral on Biznews, but it also brought back some memories for many, especially around school bullying.

Bullying begins early for gay children

2015-05-07 14:33

A study found that children who later identified as lesbian, gay or bisexual were more likely to be victims of bullying at school.

Both bullies and victims at higher risk of suicide

2015-01-08 11:17

The highest odds for suicide are among bullied people who were also bullies themselves, a new study finds.

Family-time may help kids cope with bullying

2014-09-02 15:48

Researchers find regular family dinners seem to help kids cope with online bullying.

Nightmares may haunt bullied kids years later

2014-05-05 14:25

Young kids who are bullied may tend to suffer from nightmares and night terrors when they're older, but the bullies themselves suffer no bad results.

Bullying may have cumulative effect on kids

2014-02-17 16:21

Children and teens who are being bullied tend to score lower on measures of physical and mental health. But few studies have examined whether the possible effects of bullying accumulate over the years.


Don’t bully the bully

2016-10-19 13:39

A Cape Town high school girl was in the spotlight following the sharing of a video clip where she threatened another school girl. Internet trolls are now bullying her.

What to do if your child is being 'cyberbullied'

2016-10-18 10:12

When a child is bullied online, parents must make sure the youngster feels safe, and remind them that they can block and report troublemakers.

"Parents of bullies should be held accountable too!"

2016-08-31 16:05

Parent24 readers share their thoughts on the bullying incident at a top school.

Is your child being bullied? Here's how to check

2016-06-03 12:35

This basic questionnaire helps to uncover the what, where, when and how of bullying at school.

Errol Musk: “Elon was beaten so badly, I couldn’t recognise him.”

2015-07-22 15:09

Alec Hogg says South Africa can't afford to lose its next Elon Musk to the after-effects of schoolboy bullies.

Toxic employees: more reason to fire the jerk at work

2015-04-01 13:05

New research confirms what most people already know: jerks in the workplace drain morale, cost money to deal with, and risk sending good employees running.

Obese people targeted by cyberbullies

2014-10-06 11:13

'Fat' jokes and other negative messages are common on social media sites, and women are often singled out, a study finds.

Obese boys more likely to be involved in bullying

2014-08-26 10:20

Obese boys are more likely to be both bully and bullied than slimmer peers, and the process begins before these children ever set foot inside a school.

Teachers work in toxic environments

2014-04-09 11:10

South African teachers are disgruntled, overworked and stressed, and work in toxic environments. They are furthermore being bullied by colleagues and school management.

Woman jailed for trolling herself

2014-02-07 11:45

In a misguided attempt to incriminate her family, a British woman ended up putting herself behind bars.

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