Jinnyboy all for promoting kindness

KUALA LUMPUR: YouTube star Jin Lim, better known as Jinnyboy, was a bully victim during his secondary school days.

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Ministry says yes to curbing bullying with kindness

PUTRAJAYA: Schools can now actively promote kindness after the Education Ministry approved R.AGE and SP Setia’s #StandTogether Kindness Week programme, which aims to prevent bullying.

Promoting kindness in schools

PUTRAJAYA: Late last year, Deputy Education Minister Datuk P. Kama­lanathan received a call from an unknown number while he was in a meeting.

Meeting of minds: (From left) Kamalanathan and Dr Wan Mohd Zahid discussing National Kindness Week with R.AGE editor Ian Yee.

Fighting the tormentors

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...

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.

‘MakCik’ Arwind was bullied in school

PETALING JAYA: Social media star Arwind Kumar’s 315,000 Facebook fans can’t get enough of his flamboyant “MakCik” persona, but that same flamboyance made him the target of bullies in school.

Weapon against bullying

SUNGAI BULOH: Big data analytics is vital in the fight against school bullying, said Women, Family and Community Development Minister Datuk Seri Rohani Abdul Karim.

Up close and personal: Rohani (centre) with UiTM vice-chancellor Prof Emeritus Datuk Dr Hassan Said (right) and UiTM Dental Faculty Sungai Buloh Campus Rector Prof Dr Mohamed Ibrahim Abu Hassan (left) speaking with disabled youth after the launch of the conference at UiTM Sungai Buloh campus.

Bullies suffer psychological scars too

PETALING JAYA: Bullying is a double-edged sword that can leave psychological scars on both the victims and their perpetrators, say experts.

Fear of bullying growing among youths, survey discovers

PETALING JAYA: Several parents and educators groups are surprised that many Malaysian children fear being bullied.

Kamalanathan backs R.AGE drive

HULU SELANGOR: Datuk P. Kama­lanathan has acted swiftly to push forward R.AGE’s #StandToget­her campaign against school bullying, giving the R.AGE team exclusive access to a pilot programme here in his constituency.

Working together: YR1M CEO Ung Su Ling (third from left) and Kamalanathan (third from right) with YR1M staff, students and teachers at SMK Dato’ Haji Kamaruddin.

Ministry gets behind R.AGE’s anti-bullying campaign

KUALA LUMPUR: The Education Ministry is throwing its support behind R.AGE’s #StandTogether campaign, an annual bullying prevention week in schools across the country to promote kindness in schools.