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(From New Straits Times (Malaysia))
BULLYING is not peculiar to Malaysia. According to a 2001 Kaiser Family Foundation study, 160,000 children in the United States miss school everyday because they fear being bullied. In the book Bullycide: Death at Playtime (by Neil Marr and Tim Field) published in 2001, it was revealed that at least 16 children commit suicide in the United Kingdom each year because they are being bullied at school.
But while some remain silent, there are others who fight back.
In December last year, a teenager in Kansas, US, was awarded US$440,000 (RM1.6 million) when he sued the school, claiming that he was harassed and bullied …