Teen Bullying

Stand Up to Bullying With Kindness

Hannah Alper | Posted 06.15.2015 | Canada Impact
Hannah Alper

I am so excited to share the news that I am a now Youth Ambassador for Bystander Revolution! Bystander Revolution is an anti-bullying organization founded in April 2014 with a mission to inspire and motivate people to take the power out of bullying with simple acts of kindness, courage, and inclusion

How a Corporate Golf Retreat Made Me Speak Out On Bullying

Cheryl Muir | Posted 03.23.2015 | Canada Living
Cheryl Muir

I decided it was time to take action. I started seeing a counselour and began the difficult task of dealing with the beliefs and feelings I had built up as a result of the bullying. My counselour helped me identify links between the trauma I had endured and the choices I had made as an adult. Learning about these patterns blew my mind.

One Young Woman's Story of Depression, Self-Harm and Hope

Terezia Farkas | Posted 02.08.2015 | Canada Living
Terezia Farkas

Erin Farkas is a smart, articulate young woman who's been through depression's grinder. She wants to help other young people fighting depression, anxiety or suicidal thoughts. In 2014, Erin posted a YouTube video talking about her struggles with anxiety, depression, self-harm and bullying.

What It's Like Being Violated As a Teenage Girl

Emma Woolley | Posted 12.24.2012 | Canada Living
Emma Woolley

I will never forget how excited I was to be invited to watch a movie with the popular boy I liked. I primped for hours. (I was, after all, a teenager grappling with my own new sexuality.) When I got there, he did not put on the movie we agreed to watch, but a porn film. I had never seen one before. He unzipped his pants, pushed and pulled at me. I cried the whole walk home. We don't talk honestly enough about what it's like being a teen girl, or what it can be like. If we did talk about it, what it was like for us, perhaps we wouldn't be so harsh on them. Perhaps we'd see their lives for the small and large violations they're often made up of; and what those violations do.

Teens Share Bullying Tales In Confession Booth

CBC | Posted 07.25.2012 | Canada Living

One girl says the torment of being bullied made her suicidal and ultimately "ruined two years of my schooling." Another girl ...

Police: Suicide Victim ID'ed Bully

CBC | Posted 02.08.2012 | Canada

The trial of a young man accused of beating and robbing a disabled 11-year-old boy who later took his own life continued Tuesday with tes...

Boy Sets Girl's Hair On Fire

CBC | Posted 04.08.2012 | Canada

A 15-year-old boy has been charged with assault with a weapon after a 14-year-old girl's hair was set on fire in a Saint John school's cl...

Obese Teens More Likely To Be Bully And Victim, Study Finds

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.24.2012 | Canada Living

KINGSTON, Ont. - Obese teens are on both sides of the bullying divide with a greater likelihood of being victims and perpetrators compared to their pe...

4 Steps To Blindside Bullying

The Huffington Post Canada | Craig and Marc Kielburger | Posted 01.19.2012 | Canada Living

Craig and Marc Kielburger are founders of Free The Children and Me to We, a social enterprise. They are authors of "The World Needs Your Kid: Raising ...