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Deputy Governor Franz Manderson, centre, and civil servants take part in the Stood Up anti-bullying campaign. - Photo: GIS

Civil Service to launch anti-bullying strategy

The Civil Service will roll out an anti-bullying strategy at the end of this month, Deputy Governor Franz Manderson said. “Civil servants have raised concerns...

Activists want LGBTI included in anti-bullying legislation

Colours Cayman is calling on the government to include sexual orientation and gender identity in its proposed anti-bullying legislation.

Anti-bullying law open for public comment

A comprehensive anti-bullying law that would apply to all schools in Cayman has been submitted for public comment. The comment period is open until 16 Sept.

Pushing back on bullying problem

For one 12-year-old Cayman boy, the bullying at his school this past year had gotten so bad he could not take it any more. In the quiet of his bedroom, in desperation, he looped a shoelace around his neck and tightened it, trying to take his own life.

Series to tackle bullying behaviour

Clinical psychologist Erica Lam says children who are bullied are at greater risk for attempting suicide.
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Public invited to bullying presentations

The Ministry of Community Affairs and the Alex Panton Foundation announced this week that they will hold a series of community presentations in coming months to address bullying and issues facing young men at risk.

Record numbers take part in anti-bullying fair

A record number of students participated in Saturday’s Stood Up Interscholastic Fair, at which children were invited to share their anti-bullying efforts and ideas.

Taking a step toward ending bullying

Civil servants and members of the public donned pink shirts to take a visual stand against bullying Friday at this year’s Stood Up photo opportunity.

Cayman’s students tackle bullying concerns

Cayman’s schoolkids have been setting their minds to tackling the issue of bullying this week, creating displays that will be featured at an anti-bullying fair on Saturday, Oct. 6, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
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Work to stop bullying among youth

The issue of bullying is often considered by many of us parents, as the “elephant in the room.” We do not talk about this unpleasant topic until it hits home and our lives are impacted.
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Bullying is unacceptable

When one hears the word bullying, what is the first thing that comes to mind? Have you ever stopped to think about it? Do you know what bullying is? How often have you heard this word? Do you feel any immediate emotions when you hear this word, or do you just brush it off because you have not been directly affected by it?

Children urged to stand up against bullying

The Family Resource Centre will host the Stood Up Fair 2017 this month, which aims to present a united front against bullying in all its forms.

Bullying Prevention Month focuses on high schoolers

Organized by the Family Resource Centre of the Department of Counselling Services, the anti-bullying campaign seeks to educate the public about how to protect children from the effects of bullying and unite communities by encouraging social responsibility, according to a government press release.

Cayman Krav Maga offers anti-bullying camp

As government considers whether to enact a legislative or policy-based anti-bullying strategy, one man is taking matters into his own hands to help equip kids with the skills and knowledge they need to defuse or avoid bullying situations.

Commission considers legal, policy moves to address bullying

A new issue paper from the Law Reform Commission shines the spotlight on the age-old issue of bullying and new problems with online cyberbullying.

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