Name of the activity: Stop Bullying Here

Country/NMO: Bolivia (IFMSA-Bolivia)

Program: Children Health & Rights

 

Contact information: [email protected]

Type of the activity: Education

 

General description:

The main objective is stop bullying, create awareness about it and avoid suicides between teens and in the future reduce suicide rates.
Our target group is teens between 14 to 16 years old.
We go to the schools and we make different shows about bullying for the students and their parents and teachers, then we talk about bullying and its serious consequences and for the last we explain how we can stop it and we give to the students and their parents and teachers some flyers abouth bullying and how avoid it.
The students fill out a survey about bullying before and after the activity, also we compare the statistics of bullying and suicide during the year before and after the activity.

Focus area:

Children’s rights with emphasis on non-violence, Children’s rights with emphasis on non-discrimination

Problem statement:

Bullying is a serious problem in the society. It means a high risk of suicide for the children and teens. Nearly 800000 people commit suicide every year and it is the second cause of death leading in the age group of 15 to 29 years. 2 out of 10 students in the world suffer bullying.

Target groups and beneficiaries:

Our target group is teens between 14 to 16 years old and the beneficiaries are students of different schools in Bolivia.

Objectives and indicators of success:

The main objective is stop bullying, create awareness about it and avoid suicides between teens and in the future reduce suicide rates. The indicator of success will be the comparison of statistical data before and after the execution of the activity.

Methodology:

We go to the schools and we make different shows about bullying for the students and their parents and teachers, then we talk about bullying and its serious consequences and for the last we explain how we can stop it and we give to the students and their parents and teachers some flyers abouth bullying and how avoid it.

Plans for evaluation:

The students fill out a survey about bullying before and after the activity, also we compare the statistics of bullying and suicide during the year before and after the activity.