Standing up to bullying

Panel discussion on “Protecting children from bullying”. Photo: Office of the SRSG on Violence against Children/Miguel Caldeira

The expression "Sticks and stones may break my bones but words can never harm me!" has been used by generations of English-speaking children as a defence against insults.

But teasing, taunting and other forms of bullying can indeed harm children, say experts meeting at the United Nations on Wednesday.

Dianne Penn reports on global efforts to stamp out bullying.

Duration: 4’02″

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