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UNICEF: 70% bullying rate among school children in Egypt

UNICEF: 70% bullying rate among school children in Egypt

Hala Abu Kibah, Director of Information at the UNICEF Office in Egypt of the United Nations Children's Fund, said that bullying is a global phenomenon: around 50% of children around the world bully their peers, especially in adolescents from 13 to 15 years old.

She during a television interview with the media Amr Adib broadcast on the program "story" broadcast on the "MBC Egypt" that the analytical data in Egypt show that 70% of children in Egypt bully from their peers in schools and the environment.

The head of the media department of UNICEF Egypt said that the phenomenon of bullying in Egypt is very widespread, due to the lack of awareness among children, and this is a form of violence, which can result in the rejection of education and in some cases to school and suicide.