Bullying among girls on the increase

By recognizing there’s a problem, steps can be taken to solve it. That’s the premise behind a recent survey which found that half of the more than 3,000 teen boys and girls, ages 13 to 19 who responded, experienced physical threats or were pushed in a mean way in the past year.
Even more alarming is that bullying, once thought of as a problem specific to boys, is also widespread among girls. In fact, of the half that reported threats and violence, 44 percent were girls. Th...

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