Fighting the tormentors

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  • Sunday, 31 Dec 2017

Dr Wan Mohd Zahid says that there is a need to work with celebrities and the media to shift societal attitudes and generate awareness on the dangers of bullying.

Bullying is not natural behaviour and we must nip it in the bud before it is accepted as a reality of life in schools and elsewhere...

I am sure that the Ministry of Education has been collating statistics regarding incidents of bullying in our schools. For the public at large, who are concerned about their children being subject to bullying, there is considerable anecdotal evidence obtained through the grapevine and frequent media reports that has created the impression that bullying is endemic in our schools.

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