Bullying isn't confined to the school gates and its victims aren't limited to young people. It also exists at home and in our wider communities. And of course, bullying exists online: The result being a constant, and unrelenting attack. Research shows that bullying can have long-lasting and devastating effects.
Stand Up to Bullying Day (5th July 2016) is a campaign that focuses on childhood bullying as well as bullying in the wider community.
Organised by the Diana Award, the campaign hopes to:
There is still time to get involved, You can also watch and share the #StandUpToBullying campaign video which features celebrities, young people and members of the public who have all pledged to #StandUpToBullying.
Make sure to watch out for the official #StandUpToBullying snap chat filter available to users in the UK and Ireland.
You can also download the social media toolkit and create your own #StandUpToBullying Bomerang on Instagram.
"Your support can help shape attitudes and behaviours early on, ensuring no one should have to suffer the devastating effects of bullying, at any point in their life. We hope you join us in any way you can and #StandUpToBullying"
All E-safety Support members can download a cyber bullying assembly from their dashboard.