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  • 44% of suicides among ten- to 14-year-olds may be bullying-related.
  • The Office of National Statistics had recorded 176 cases of suicides of 10-to-14-year olds between 2000 and 2008 in England, Scotland and Wales.
  • Over 20% of kids admit to being a bully or participating in bully-like activities.
  • Over one half of bullying & Cyber-Bullying events go unreported to authorities or parents.
  • In 2009 surveys showed over 100,000 children carried guns to school as a result of being bullied.
  • 28% of students who carry weapons in school have witnessed violence in their homes.
  • On a daily average 160,000 children miss school because they fear they will be bullied if they attend classes.
  • On a monthly average 282,000 students are physically attacked by a bully each month.
  • Every seven minutes a child is bullied on a school playground

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