We can start with our own spheres of influence, whether at work, at school or among friends. How will you start the conversation among your friends? What strategies will you use to point out slut-shaming when you see it?
Why are so many boys so sure they can get away with rape? Or learning that their status is enhanced by sharing photo-documentary evidence of their actions? As one boy asked at a recent talk I gave: "How is forwarding a picture a girl sends me of herself different from forwarding a picture of my toaster?"
There are two things going on at the same time right now. One is exactly what you said, that there's an over-diagnosis. Talking
Carol Todd joins Ricky to tell him about what happened to her daughter Amanda.
Kids can be mean. Perhaps it's part of their exploration of boundaries and their power in social circles. As parents, we can teach our own kids the importance of kindness, respect and treating others as we want them to be treated. And, we can guide them to stand up to bullies.
A 13-year-old girl took her own life over the weekend after enduring "vicious online bullying," reports say. "I love you
By: Michael Gowan, TechNewsDaily contributor Published: 10/25/2012 08:37 AM EDT on TechNewsDaily Cyberbullying can include
Six years ago, 13-year-old Steven Urry hanged himself in his bedroom closet after being tormented by bullies.
"We knew who beat him up. We knew who locked him in a cupboard. We knew who had held his head under water in a sink. So why hadn't we told anyone?"
Todd, who lived in Coquitlam, B.C., an area by Vancouver, committed suicide last Wednesday. In early September, she posted