Estimating the Prevalence and Drivers of BULLYING including CYBERBULLYING

Sri Lanka

Bullying
UNICEF Sri Lanka

Highlights

Peer to peer bullying, involves aggressive behavior that is repeated over time, and involves an imbalance of power between the perpetrator and the victim. It is widespread globally and has been linked to adverse short- and long-term negative outcomes for children. Bullying has been associated with poorer performance in
schools across countries independent of their income status. Furthermore, bullying victimization has been associated with participation in risky behaviors, including
skipping school and consuming alcohol, tobacco and drugs. It has also, been associated with poorer psychosocial health outcomes.

Bullying study cover
Author
UNICEF Sri Lanka Country Office, UNICEF Office of Research - Innocenti and Kantar.
Publication date
Languages
English
ISBN
978-92-806-5173-7

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