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Government needs to do more to tackle cyber bullying

Wed, 23 Mar 2016

It's time for government to tackle the growing problem of cyber bullying on the Isle of Man.

That's according to its physical and emotional health officer - this type of torment is shown to have risen by eight per cent amongst 11-18-year olds.

Those figures are contained in the recent Youth Survey - which surveyed almost 1,400 adolescents - it also showed physical violence is declining.

Schools are required to have an anti-bullying policy which is developed in conjunction with the community - Mal Keary says those policies need to evolve with new trends:


  • Mal Keary

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