AN INVESTIGATION TO THE CAUSES AND EFFECTS OF BULLYING IN SECONDARY SCHOOLS OF KHYBER PAKHTUNKHWA
The study investigated the causes and effects of bullying on the students of secondary schools in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK), Pakistan. The objectives of the proposed study were to explore physical, bullying in secondary schools of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, to suggest workable anti bullying strategies to reduce bullying cases in schools. The target population was all the principals, teachers and students in KPK. Five secondary schools from 6 districts of the province were selected through random stratified sampling. A sample of 300 (5principals, 45 teachers and 250 students) were selected from each district. The collected data was tabulated, analyzed, interpreted by using Chi Square method. It was found that bullying is a social problem and as a result there is academic downfall of the students and finally bullied students say goodbye to the school. For minimizing this unsocial behavior proper anti bullying program may be launched in the schools.