Schools have a legal obligation to act on bullying behaviour of pupils and provide support for both the victim and the perpetrator.
Many anti-bullying programs in schools rely on witnesses to stand up to bullies. This is good in theory but an evaluation of such programs has found in some cases, interference can worsen the problem.
A recent study found more than 80% of Australia's teachers have been bullied or harassed by students and parents. Verbal abuse was most common and female teachers were bullied more than males.
France's #MeToo backlash has revealed just how deeply rooted sexism is in the country. Disguised as flirtation or child's play, sexual harassment begins as early as elementary school.
No single group of people is responsible for this crisis, but we all have a part to play in improving working conditions for school leaders.
After the #me-too inspired Gillette ad, a male therapist says this year's Super Bowl ads were disappointingly mild. But let's not let that stop us from challenging each other.
Women facing harassment in the workplace don't feel anyone would listen if they complained about the behaviour - so very often they put up with it, or leave the job.
As more parents turn to social media to post videos of themselves punishing their children, an educational psychologist warns that the practice may cause more harm than good.
The needs of children with albinism aren't met in the classroom and this often leads to them dropping out of school.
Bullies have traditionally been viewed as having low IQ and social problems, but this often isn't the case.
Bullying is a serious public health problem. Yet too often, reality TV shows trade in insults and name calling.
Attention is coming on the Minister for Women Kelly O'Dwyer, who issued a general statement last week condemning bullying, to take a stronger stand. O'Dwyer is expected to say more this week.
In announcing she would not contest the next election, the member for the highly-marginal Chisholm has cited bullying and intimidation for provoking her decision.
The ALP's internal investigation found the MP treated staff badly, but did not find evidence of sexual harassment or lewd conduct.
New research shows the effect of bullying on disabled teenagers and suggests what schools can do to help.
Bullying isn't just linked to depression and anxiety, it can also lead to more subtle effects such as problems with trust and self-esteem.
It's time Australia came of age and followed England's example by introducing a relevant and diverse sex and relationships education program in all schools.
With public trust in politicians low, it's time to look at making tighter, clearer regulations about MP behaviour, including the role of their staffers.
A shocking number of kids between the ages of nine and 17 are accidentally exposed to sexual content and solicitations online when using computers and tablets.
Despite the controversy over the graphic content, this Netlix drama could be a lifeline for young people.