Today (March 17) is the National Day of Action Against Bullying and Violence, where people unite to take a stand against bullying at school, home, in the work-place and online.
Renee Hurley is one of the people taking a stand, reclaiming her bullying experiences at school and turning them into a positive, empowering message for all students – that bullying is never okay.
Renee told Anita on the Regional Roundup about her experiences:
She also shared her coping strategies and discussed how she turned her bullying experiences into an empowering message for people across Australia.
Renee’s concept for a national television community service announcement can be seen below.
Childrens eSafety Commissioner Julie Inman Grant offered the following advice for parents of children dealing with cyber bullying in particular:
If you want to take a stand against bullying, please head to Bullying. No Way!