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How Finland stops bullying

Check out this inspiring article about what Finland is doing to address their bullying problem:
Finland is really good at stopping bullying. Here’s how they’re doing it.

One of the most interesting aspects is how the program focuses on teaching bystanders what to do if they see bullying. Teachers are not always around, so they can’t always help. But other students often are.

“Our findings are the first to show that the most tormented children — those facing bullying several times a week — can be helped by teaching bystanders to be more supportive,” says UCLA professor Jaana Juvonen.

Read the full article to learn about this program which reduces bullying and increases self-esteem.