Student at Lovely Professional University, Punjab, India
Professor at Lovely Professional University, Punjab, India
Abuse manipulates and twists a child’s natural sense of trust and love. Bullying is one of the most prevalent occurrences seen among youngsters. In this internet era where use of mobile phones and computers has rapidly increased over time and cyber bullying has also become common practice. Although bullying is not age or gender restricted, it mostly occurs in schools and colleges. Bullying is a very common social experience throughout the country. They cling upon the hope that growing up will bring them freedom. Outcome of those aggressive acts are never good; it makes the morale of the victim go downhill especially when schools and parents wilfully neglect the severity of bullying, and it is just seen as quarrels between children. Our government and educational institutes have been putting many efforts to put an end to this social evil of child bullying and ragging. This research is aimed to study the relation between bullying and its impact on a child's scholastically and socially sphere. It will also give an overview on violence at school along with welfare and health of students. In the present paper we will discuss the different types of bullying, its causes, and reasons, reviewing surveys conducted in other countries and its comparison with our countries current scenario while covering laws related to it. Therefore, giving particular attention to frequency of its occurrence and focusing on outcomes of bullying and victimization also dedicating a section on its prevention.
International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 5, Issue 3, Page 525 - 544DOI: https://doij.org/10.10000/IJLMH.113125
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