Addressing Bullying – prejudice-based bullying of equality groups

Season 6 | Episode 3
9m | Nov 23, 2022

We know that prejudice-based bullying in education is a persistent problem for certain equality groups. Discussing the type of bullying seen among young people, its effects, and what needs done to address it, broadcaster Maggie Taggart is joined by Jo McParland from Cara Friend who works with young people experiencing LGBT motivated bullying.

Presenting the Commission’s view is policy officer, Aisha O’Reilly, who shares what ECNI wants to see for wider equality groups and what schools can do to help with this problem.

This series of podcasts looks in more detail at some of those areas. Subscribe to hear the whole series, or check out previous podcasts at

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