Estimating the Prevalence and Drivers of BULLYING including CYBERBULLYING
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.