Parliamentarians from Buenos Aires passed today unanimously a law that seeks to eliminate and prevent bullying in schools.
In a special session, Buenos AiresÂ´ parliamentarians agreed on this initiative that envisages a free telephone service to take care of this situation, amid other measures.
According to the law, bullying is all forms of abuse, physical, verbal or psychological, to which a student is subjected by one or many of the classmates.
Cyber abuse and any form of discrimination on the ground of gender, color of the skin, nationality, sexual preference are also forms of bullying, said the website El Parlamentario.
Bullying cases increased in Argentina by 33 percent this year, particularly online.
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