Children Experiencing Dangerously High Level Of Bullying

That's according to a new report from the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission.

Bullying can have long lasting negative and psychosocial effects on children and young people, according to the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission.

A new report shows dangerous levels of bullying continue to be widely experienced by children at school, online and other youth settings.

The Commission says the current anti-bullying approach has resulted in high levels of identity based bullying experienced by ethnic minorities , LGBTIQ+ children and those with disabilities.

Athlone children's therapist Louise Shanagher says there's a number of important messages that parents should tell their children:

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