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:6/25/2016)... Montreal, Canada (PRWEB) , ... June 25, 2016 , ... ... the pursuit of success. In terms of the latter, setting the bar too high ... low, risk more than just slow progress toward their goal. , Research from ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... Marcy was in a crisis. Her son James, eight, was ... his family verbally and physically. , “When something upset him, he couldn’t control his emotions,” ... He would throw rocks at my other children and say he was going to kill ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... Comfort Keepers® of San Diego, ... and the Road To Recovery® program to drive cancer patients to and from their ... to ensure the highest quality of life and ongoing independence. Getting to and ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... The Haute Beauty Network, affiliated ... Weintraub as a prominent plastic surgeon and the network’s newest partner. , ... most handsome men, look naturally attractive. Plastic surgery should be invisible.” He stands ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... ... Venture Construction Group (VCG) sponsors Luke’s Wings 5th Annual ... Country Club at 1201 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland, 20852. The event raised funds ... been wounded in battle and their families. Venture Construction Group is a 2016 Silver ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/24/2016)... June 24, 2016   Pulmatrix, Inc ., (NASDAQ: ... innovative inhaled drugs, announced today that it was added ... reconstituted its comprehensive set of U.S. and global ... is an important milestone for Pulmatrix," said Chief Executive ... awareness of our progress in developing drugs for crucial ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... , June 23, 2016 Any dentist who ... challenges of the current process. Many of them do not ... the technical difficulties and high laboratory costs involved. And those ... offer it at such a high cost that the majority ... Dr. Parsa Zadeh , founder of Dental ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... , June 23, 2016 ... CAPR ), a biotechnology company focused on the ... announced that patient enrollment in its ongoing randomized ... has exceeded 50% of its 24-patient target. Capricor ... the third quarter of 2016, and to report ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: