ARTICLES RELATING TO BULLYING

Mental health in the workplace: A third of South Africans resign from their jobs because of a bad boss

2019-11-15 21:45

They say employees don’t leave bad jobs, but bad managers. In South Africa the situation is especially dire.

A teen fought back against a homophobic high school bully, and Twitter is calling him a hero

2019-11-11 11:36

Jordan Steffy finally had enough homophobic bullying and decided to fight back. Video of the confrontation went viral.

Bullied Kempton Park pupil attempted suicide after video of assault went viral - report

2019-10-24 10:02

The Hoërskool Kempton Park pupil who was brutally attacked in one of the school's bathrooms has reportedly attempted to commit suicide since a video of the incident went viral.

A 15-year-old tried to raise awareness about sexual assault at her school. The school responded by suspending her for ‘bullying’.

2019-10-17 17:25

A suit filed by the ACLU says the school violated the student's first amendment freedom of speech rights and pressured her to rat out her friends.

Is your boss a bully? Workplace safety could worsen under their leadership

2019-08-13 05:00

Nothing makes a job miserable faster than a bullying boss. Forget employee morale and wellbeing – bullying bosses can be bad for our workplace safety too.

Office horror stories: 'The lies, the trash talk, the isolation'

2019-07-31 12:31

Readers continue to share their stories of working with office psychopaths who are manipulative and egotistical, and sleep perfectly well while ruining colleagues' health and careers.

Office horror stories: Workers tell of trauma at the hands of office psychopaths and bullies

2019-07-19 13:23

Many workplace narcissists, sociopaths and psychopaths are slowly sucking the life out of their co-workers and employees – to the extent that many workers feel they have no choice but to call it quits.

Bullying, intimidation rife in SA schools compared to other countries - survey

2019-07-02 17:28

A worldwide survey of teachers and principals from schools in 48 different countries has found that South Africa has the highest rate of bullying and intimidation among pupils.

Tony Stark’s daughter asks fans to stop bullying her

2019-06-27 12:41

Little Lexi Rabe, who plays Morgan Stark in 'Avengers: Endgame', recently took to Instagram to plead with people to stop bullying her and her family.

Woman stands up to gym bullies in an open letter for fat-shaming her

2019-04-16 17:24

Trying to get fit and healthy is hard enough without having to factor in the possibility of being mocked at the gym.

 

Anti-bullying week - South Africa ranks high in global survey on cyberbullying

2019-11-13 14:35

South Africa showed the highest prevalence of cyberbullying in a recent report by Ipsos Global, based on research in 28 countries. The report showed that more than 80% of South Africans said they were aware of cyberbullying and almost three-quarters of South Africans believe that the anti-bullying measures that are in place are insufficient

Grey Junior pupil needs facial surgery following alleged bullying

2019-10-30 17:14

A pupil at the prestigious Grey Junior School in Port Elizabeth requires surgery to his face following an alleged bullying incident.

Lesufi visits Kempton Park high school after bullying video goes viral

2019-10-23 13:05

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi has visited Hoërskool Kempton Park where a boy was filmed assaulting another boy in the school's bathroom.

Monument High pupils involved in bullying incident given 48 hours to give reasons why they mustn't be suspended

2019-08-16 15:36

Monument High School pupils involved in a bullying incident captured on video and shared on social media have been given 48 hours to motivate in writing why they should not be suspended.

"She would follow me to the toilet and just stand there looking at me"

2019-08-08 12:22

Readers continue to share their stories of working with office psychopaths, and the experiences just seem to get worse – one person has told us of how her boss would follow her around at work – even to the toilet.

If your way of parenting involves belittling your kid, you may be raising a child who is likely to be bullied – or who even bullies others

2019-07-24 19:00

A new study provides a more complete understanding of how parents' belittling and critical interactions with adolescents thwart their ability to maintain positive relationships with peers.

5 common types of psychopaths you might find in the workplace – and how you can avoid becoming a victim of their mind games

2019-07-08 13:20

There's a growing realisation that psychopaths are thriving in the workplace, but how do you identify them, and how do you avoid being the target of their predatory behaviour?

Millie Bobby Brown talks bullying, having to switch schools and how she’s making social media a “happy place” because of it

2019-07-02 14:15

“I want to combat the negativity on social media – I have experienced it – it’s like a disease. It’s negative hate that is genuinely so horrifying to me.” – Millie Bobby Brown shares her thoughts on social media, saying she believes we can and should be using it to influence positive change.

School bullying's impact can last a lifetime

2019-05-15 05:38

A new study found that by age 25, people who had been bullied as teens were much more likely to have mental health issues such as depression and anxiety.

Lady Gaga’s university classmates probably regret cyberbullying her on Facebook now

2019-02-27 14:43

A lesson for all of us: block the noise and keep pushing.

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