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STUDY ON BULLYING AND ITS EFFECTS WITH STUDENTS IN FUNDAMENTAL EDUCATION IN SCHOOL OF INTERIOR PAULISTA
  • Dr. Idiberto Jose Zotarelli Filho, MSc, Ph.D
Dr. Idiberto Jose Zotarelli Filho, MSc, Ph.D
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Abstract

Bullying is defined as a set of intentional aggressions practiced in an unequal power relationship, bringing numerous psychological, physical, social, and learning consequences for the individual. In addition, it affects 43% of children and youth in Brazil, according to the UN. In view of this wide scope, it must be combated in order to provide a better quality of life for students. The aim of the project is to collect data on the number of aggressors and victims, the most frequent locations, the most affected gender, the most common age, the most frequent type of bullying, as well as its effect on the lives of young people. The project's methodology is based on dynamics for the establishment of bonds and questionnaires for the collection of data on the students' experience in relation to bullying. The results obtained showed that more than half revealed that they had already suffered bullying, indicating that there is the presence of this bully in this age group. Furthermore, they suggested that the stimulus of empathy in children reflected positively on their lives and on society as a whole. Therefore, the need to encourage respect since childhood is concluded, in order to minimize these practices and their consequences.
 
Keywords: Bullying. Empathy. Education.