Navigation Links
Kimye Name Debate Continues Bullying Cycle Warns Anti Bullying Expert John Caldwell, Angels Goal
Date:6/24/2013

Melbourne, Australia (PRWEB) June 24, 2013

As media coverage and the jokes accelerate about the reported choice of “North West” for baby Kimye, one of Australia’s leading anti-bullying advocates has warned of the dangers of making fun of someone just for being different.

Angels Goal Corporate Ambassador John Caldwell warned that the increasing focus on the fact that the name is unusual showcased a fundamental cause of bullying.

“The name “North West” may be different but if we are to combat the plague of bullying that exists in our community then we all need to make sure that differences are celebrated and not singled out as being weird,” Mr Caldwell said.

“The biggest reason people bully is because they can’t understand or accept someone they see as different, whether it’s because of the way they look, speak, or because of their name.”

“Sadly, we are in the midst of a bullying epidemic and we all have a responsibility to make sure that no-one is picked on or singled out because their name is different, or because they are different in any way. I am concerned that we will see a surge in kids being made fun of because of their names as a result of this increasingly critical coverage of Kim Kardashian and Kanye West’s name choice.”

Mr Caldwell called on media outlets to stop perpetuating the cycle.

“Headline after headline, story after story is making fun of the name. That needs to stop – this is a beautiful little girl we’re talking about and there are much wider issues at play which can lead to legitimising the bullying of other young people in the schoolyard and the workplace.”

Angels Goal (http://www.angelsgoal.org.au) is Australia’s leading anti-bullying organisation, providing support for those being bullied and their families and friends.

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10862497.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Brilliant Nutrition Puts End to the Debate: Does Size Really Matter?
2. Obama Calls for National Debate on Mental Health
3. Twitter a popular source for vaccination information, debate
4. Scientists debate CDC recommendations during meningitis outbreak
5. Embracing debate on how cancers develop: Without the answer, effective therapies remain elusive
6. Cannabis use and the increased risk of psychosis: The debate continues
7. Protein recognition and disorder: A debate
8. Debate Heats Up Over Screening Athletes for Sickle Cell Trait
9. Evidence on abortion figures overestimated in Mexico fuels scientific debate in medical journal
10. Preventive screening for sudden cardiac death in young athletes debated
11. Latest coffee and health research to be debated at the World Congress on Prevention of Diabetes
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/3/2016)... Pasadena, CA (PRWEB) , ... May 03, 2016 ... ... tuition-free, accredited American online university, has announced today the launch of its Associates ... Nobel Laureate and President Emeritus of The Rockefeller University, Dr. Torsten N. Wiesel; ...
(Date:5/3/2016)... ... May 03, 2016 , ... Boston Children’s Hospital today announced ... medical situations or practice tricky or rare procedures in an environment that looks and ... Center is also available to inventors and “hackers” to develop and test new devices ...
(Date:5/3/2016)... ... 03, 2016 , ... Park Cities Pet Sitter has openings for both full-time ... 75205, 75206, 75209, 75219, 75220, 75225, 75229, 75230, 75231 and 75235 zip codes. ... Plano, Preston Hollow and Park Cities areas of the Metroplex. Candidates must love ...
(Date:5/3/2016)... NY (PRWEB) , ... May 03, 2016 , ... ... for the healthcare industry, announced today that Legacy Health is expanding its use ... Works platform), after a highly successful initial proof of concept. The Portland, Oregon ...
(Date:5/3/2016)... ... , ... Dr. Poneh Ghasri, cosmetic dentist in West Hollywood , is ... patients. Cosmetic dentistry allows patients to improve the aesthetics of their smiles. These treatments ... or more serious cosmetic flaws. These specials allow patients to achieve their dream smiles ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:4/28/2016)... , April 28, 2016 ... consumer insights on healthcare, announced today that it has ... report Cool Vendor in Life Sciences, 2016, ... 15, 2016.  The report focuses on life-science- oriented analytics, ... insight from patients and doctors, confirm medication ingestion, and ...
(Date:4/28/2016)... 2016 Dr. Vivek Ahuja , ... Ste phen Schmidt ... provider of cloud-based software solutions for life sciences, today announced key ... a wealth of insight to a growing business.  This will bolster ... George Phillips joined ArisGlobal in the position of Vice ...
(Date:4/28/2016)... N.J. , April 28, 2016   Acsis ... today announced that leading IT market research and advisory ... " in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Pharmaceutical Track and ... 2016).  The report provides an assessment of the capabilities ... track and trace software market. Logo - ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: