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Bullying in schools on the decrease

There has been a significant reduction in bullying in schools worldwide according to a study from the University of South Australia and Goldsmiths College in London. Professor Ken Rigby, who carried out the research, says that media coverage of the issue has given the appearance of an increase in bullying. He says “stressing the serious effects of bullying is one understandable way of getting attention to the problem. Unfortunately doing so distorts the picture and takes attention from the many positive things that can be done, and are being done around the world, to address the problem more effectively… All this does not mean that the problem has been solved – far from it.

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