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Special Feature: Internet Safety - Cyberbullying and Cyberstalking

Publications

Indicators of School Crime and Safety
U.S. Department of Education and Bureau of Justice Statistics, Annual

Technology, Teen Dating Violence and Abuse, and Bullying
National Institute of Justice-Sponsored, July 2013

Student Reports of Bullying and Cyber-Bullying: Results From the 2009 School Crime Supplement to the National Crime Victimization Survey
U.S. Department of Education: National Center for Education Statistics, August 2011

Youth Safety on a Living Internet: Report of the Online Safety and Technology Working Group
Online Safety and Technology Working Group, June 2010

Net Cetera: Chatting with Kids About Being Online
Federal Trade Commission, September 2009

Stalking Victimization in the United States
Bureau of Justice Statistics, January 2009

Enhancing Child Safety and Online Technologies: Final Report of the Internet Safety Technical Task Force to the Multi-State Working Group on Social Networking of State Attorneys General of the United States
Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University, December 2008

Dealing with Cyberbullies
U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team, November 2008

Electronic Media and Youth Violence: A CDC Issue Brief for Educators and Caregivers
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2008

A Study on Cyberstalking
FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin, March 2003

Cyberbullying
U.S.Health Resources and Services Administration, No date available

Stop Cyberbullying Before It Starts
National Crime Prevention Council, No date available

Related Resources

Cyberbullying: Tools and Tips for Prevention and Intervention (Webcast)
This April 2009 Webcast by the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration highlights efforts aimed at preventing cases of cyberbullying and how to intervene when such cases are identified or suspected.

Electronic Aggression (Podcast)
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Electronic Aggression Podcast focuses on how new forms of electronic media (blogs, chat rooms, text messaging, and the Internet) are providing new arenas for youth violence to occur.

Enough is Enough
Sponsored in part by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, the mission of Enough Is Enough is to make the Internet safer for children and families.

GirlsHealth.gov: Bullying
GirlsHealth.gov was created by the National Women's Health Information Center to help girls learn about health, growing up, and issues they may face, including bullying and cyberbullying.

National Crime Prevention Council (NCPC): Cyberbullying
This NCPC campaign site contains information on how to prevent and report cyberbullying and PSA's designed to raise awareness about preventing cyberbullying.

Office for Victims of Crime (OVC): Stalking
This OVC Web page provides information on rights and services afforded to victims of stalking, including cyberstalking. Included are links to related organizations as well as publications that address the issue of stalking.

Office on Violence Against Women (OVW)
OVW provides information on the U.S. Department of Justice's legal and policy issues regarding violence against women and responds to requests for information regarding crimes committed against women, including stalking.

StopBullying.gov
This Web site, created by the Health Resources and Services Administration of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, provides information on bullying, including where children can turn if they are being bullied and resources for adults to help prevent bullying.

WiredSafety
WiredSafety.org provides one-to-one help, extensive information, and education to cyberspace users of all ages on a myriad of Internet and interactive technology safety issues.

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