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Education to prevent cyber-victims’ suffering. The Law 2017/71.
Journal Title: MALTRATTAMENTO E ABUSO ALL’INFANZIA 
Author/s: Maria Assunta Zanetti, Riccardo M. Colangelo 
Year:  2018 Issue: Language: Italian 
Pages:  20 Pg. 11-30 FullText PDF:  223 KB
DOI:  10.3280/MAL2018-001002
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With the advent of modern forms of communication, children are now able to harass their peers with mobile phones and e-mails: a behaviour known as cyberbullying. The characteristic of the pervasiveness of the phenomenon involves experiences of suffering that often make the cyber-victim unable to react and in some cases can also get to think about committing suicide. Ninety hundred and fifty-nine students aged between 11 and 15 in the provinces of Pavia and Milan filled in a questionnaire to investigate the awareness of the phenomenon and the suffering experiences of the victims. The results will be discussed in the light of the indications of the law 71/2017, recently approved by the Italian Parliament with an educational goal: to prepare the school environment to prevent this phenomenon.
Keywords: Cyberbullying, prevention, contrast, awareness, use of internet

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Maria Assunta Zanetti, Riccardo M. Colangelo, Education to prevent cyber-victims’ suffering. The Law 2017/71. in "MALTRATTAMENTO E ABUSO ALL’INFANZIA" 1/2018, pp. 11-30, DOI:10.3280/MAL2018-001002

   

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