A 2015 survey done by child-care nonprofit organization, Stairway Foundation Inc. (SFI), shows that 80% of teenagers from 13 to 16 have experienced social media cyberbullying. SFI, working closely with DepEd and UK’s Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre (CEOP), with support from the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) have created CyberSafe, a website dedicated for the creation of online safety curriculums, modules and lesson plans.
Eighty percent of teenagers aged 13 to 16 have been cyberbullied through social media, according to a 2015 survey by child-care nonprofit Stairway Foundation Inc.
The survey, the results of which were released Wednesday, was the second study carried out by SFI “to address a gap in data concerning Child Online Protection (COP) in the Philippines.”
About 1,268 school children aged 7 to 12 and 1,143 aged 13 to 16 were covered in the survey conducted in the National Capital Region; Silang, Cavite; Zamboanga Sibugay; Bayawan City, and Bacolod City, Negros; Cebu City; and Tiu, Batangas.
While 80 percent of teenagers are cyberbullied through social media, 60 percent of their counterparts in the 7 to 12 age bracket suffered the same abuse. Read more >
Author Rie Takumi
News Site GMA News
Date Published March 30, 2016
Article Link 80% of young teens in PHL experience cyberbullying –survey
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