Anti-Bullying Week 2014

ni-anti-bullyingThe NIWA are gearing up for this year’s Anti-Bullying Week (17-23 November). What is your wrestling club doing?

The theme is “Together We Will Make a Difference – END BULLYING NOW!”

The NIWA are working with the Northern Ireland Anti-Bullying Forum (NIABF) and the NSPCC’s Child Protection in Sport Unit to encourage everyone, young and old, to think about the role they can play in ending bullying in our wrestling clubs and in our communities.

The NIWA are encouraging all wrestling clubs with youth members to register with the NIABF who will then provide the clubs with a free resources pack, including presentations, sport specific workshop activities and sports posters.  Lee Kane, Regional Anti-Bullying Coordinator, explains why the week is so important:

“Bullying is an issue that must remain on the agenda every week of the year, but Anti-Bullying Week allows young people the opportunity to really think about what bullying means them, and what they can do if they are concerned about it.”

“It’s important that we remind the young people we work with that bullying is always wrong and that we all must play our role in making it stop.”

For more information about Anti-Bullying Week and to get ideas on how you can take a stand against all forms of bullying, visit the NIABF website –

For further information on anti-bullying in sport visit;

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