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Parents need to protect youth from bullying

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By Dawn

Bullying, a major threat to your child's mental health and physical well being.

TVC News Nigeria gives us a report about the effects of bullying on youth.

Bullying has been a longstanding problem in schools, and its effects can be devastating for both the children who are targeted and the ones who witness it. Child rights activists have raised concerns about the issue at an event in Lagos, advising parents to be more vigilant towards behavioral changes in their children which might be due to bullying. Bullying can have a profound impact on a child’s mental and physical health. It can lead to feelings of isolation, anxiety, depression, and low self-esteem. In extreme cases, it can even lead to self-harm and suicide. Witnessing bullying can also be harmful, as it can cause children to feel scared and helpless. It is important for parents to be aware of the signs of bullying.


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DimOla
DimOla
1 year ago

Parents should be ready at all times to give courage and boldness to their children protecting them from every forms of bullying which can result to low-self esteem and depression in that child.

jdpumping
jdpumping
1 year ago

Parents needs to be extremely vigilant because child abuse is so common among our youths sensitization needs to be done on schools for children to know that they need show love to one another.

Remi1
Remi1
1 year ago

Bullying is something it’s victims are usually ashamed to talk about. That’s how traumatizing it can be. Victims’ helplessness just build up rage for their prey. Which usually never end well when they get a chance to retaliate.

theApr
theApr
1 year ago

Bullying comes with a gross aftermath. Emotional trauma, mental and physical isolation are inevitable. Parents should teach their kids how to be expressive and civil at it; rather than being vulnerably docile cos an authority is involved or whoever. Teaching a child to succumb to authorities irrespective of the situation might not be healthy on the long run.

Haykaylyon26
Haykaylyon26
1 year ago

Parent need to pay attention and teach their children a right thing and to be civil and friendly with other people been bully usually cause many thing like it deal with emotional and physical well being of a person bully as been a major problem since

Tonerol10
Tonerol10
1 year ago

Parents need be more closer to their children. Encouraging them and showing them love has a long way to go.

Iyanu12345ogg
Iyanu12345ogg
1 year ago

Bullying is something parents shouldn’t take with levity hands…it’s should be addressed asap before it goes beyond expectation Parents should instill courage and give possible protections to their children from every forms of bullying… To prevents their children from experiencing the negative effects of bullying….

Nwachukwu Kingsley
Nwachukwu Kingsley
1 year ago

Being a bystander to bullying may also be harmful, since it can make youngsters feel terrified and helpless; parents should make a concerted effort to address this problem, as it is a major issue.

Abusi
Abusi
1 year ago

Bullying is actually a very bad thing. Parents should take note and study how their children reacts or behave at home. Some of them might have been bullied in schools. Parents should be sensitive and try to ensure they protect their children from bullies.

Godsewill Ifeanyi
Godsewill Ifeanyi
1 year ago

It is essential for parents to be aware of the symptoms of bullying in order to better safeguard their children from being victimised by others.

Hassan Isa
Hassan Isa
1 year ago

Schools have long struggled with the issue of bullying, and the negative impacts that it may have on children can be quite damaging.

Christiana
Christiana
1 year ago

Bully has become the order of the day in secondary schools these days and even university, parent should always enlighten their children in their rights and also encourage them to be bold in all circumstances

Tolaniiii
Tolaniiii
1 year ago

Parents should always pay extra attention to their kids, they should have sound interpersonal relationships With them, so they can always be aware of whatever is going on with them

Taiwoo
Taiwoo
1 year ago

It is important for parents in Nigeria to be more aware of any changes in their children’s behaviours that could be the result of bullying and to make every effort to prevent this from occurring.

Bola12
Bola12
1 year ago

The physical and mental health of a child can be significantly impacted by bullying. It may result in low ego, worry, sadness, and feelings of loneliness. In severe instances, it may even result in suicide and self-harm.

Adesanyaj72
Adesanyaj72
1 year ago

Bullying is very bad and it has led a lot of children to do dangerous things to themselves, teachers should help reduce bullying in schools.

Chibuzor
Chibuzor
1 year ago

Bullying has led a lot of schoolchildren to depression, this is a major problem in our society and it needs to be tackled head on. I hope it will be handled.

Kazeem1
Kazeem1
1 year ago

Because some of their children may have been bullied in school, it is important for parents to pay attention to and analyse how their children react or behave while they are at home. This will allow parents to better assist their children in overcoming the effects of bullying.

Ultra0711
Ultra0711
1 year ago

In reality, bullying is a pretty awful thing. Guardians/ Parents should be sensitive and work to keep their kids safe from bullies.

Adeolastan
Adeolastan
1 year ago

Bullying has always been a bad attitude which is not suppose to be way of life because it can lead to so many bad behaviour and even can lead to depression.It should be discourage totally.

SarahDiv
SarahDiv
1 year ago

As a parent we are expected to encourage and protect our children against bullying otherwise inferiority complex will set in and lead that child to commit suicide.