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Anti-Bullying Ambassador News Release-Cyber Safety

Anti-Bullying Ambassador News Release-Cyber Safety

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Anti-Bullying Ambassador News Release-Cyber Safety
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NEWS RELEASE
 
Interviews with young people affected by bullying or a charity spokespersonare available on request. High res images can be downloaded here:
 Young people say cyber bullying is getting worse, new survey shows
 
New research carried out by the Diana Award Anti-Bullying Ambassador Programmeshows that 81% of young people think that cyber bullying is getting worse. Inaddition, one in four young people report that one of their friends has been bulliedonline or via a mobile phone during the summer holiday.In recent months, there has been a series of high profile cases of cyber bullying,som
e of which have sadly had tragic results. In ‘
Cyberbullying; how safe do our 
children feel?’ 
, young people express their concerns about cyber bullying, just daysbefore they return to school to continue their education.The research, commissioned by the Diana Award, surveyed the views of 700 youngpeople aged 8-22 across the UK. Other key findings include:
 
 
71% have experienced bullying at their school, college or university
 
 
28% would not tell someone if they were being bullied
 
 
38% believe their school, college or university doesn’t take bullying
seriously
 
41% say their school, college or university doesn’t teach them about online
safety
 
 
36% are worried about being bullied at their school, college or university
 
 Alex Holmes, Anti-
Bullying Programme Manager said: “Many parents will be sending
their children to school next week still unaware of the dangers that they face onlineboth at school and in the safety of their own home. This research clearly shows thatmore needs to be done to protect children from cyber bullying. That is something we
all have a responsibility to do.”Tessy Ojo, CEO, Diana Award said: “Our research has shown that 71%
of youngpeople have experienced bullying. The online and offline should be a safe place for our children, we must continue to educate young people and adults on the dangersand the correct way to behave online and offline. Our Antibullying AmbassadorsProgramme, gives young people the skills and confidence to tackle bullying in their communities, both off and online'.To date, over 5,000 young people volunteer and lead the Diana Award Anti-Bullying Ambassadors programme in schools throughout England. The Ambassadors makeup a network of young people who share and develop best practices and who have

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