How To Bully-Proof Your Child
Femina|January 2021
Perhaps a parent’s biggest fear when they send their child to school is bullying. However, even with a no-tolerance policy at school, it is important to empower your child to stand up against bullys. Khevna Pandit tells you how
Khevna Pandit

Despite schools implementing strict, no tolerance policies against bullying, there are still cases of bullying that are recorded daily. According to the National Centre for Education Statistics (2016), one out of five students complain of being bullied every day. A child normally resorts to bullying to assert their power or need for attention which they otherwise may be lacking. Unfortunately, this not only hurts them but everyone around them. While it is difficult to completely toughen your child against bullying, you can teach them how to tackle an unwanted situation that comes their way. Though brick-and-mortar schools are not open at present, prepare your child for the time they are. Here are a couple of skills you can teach your child which can help them stand up against bullies.

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