Information from Next Steps has also enabled researchers to carry out in-depth studies into the characteristics of bullying victims.
Every year, charities across the UK come together to raise awareness about the harmful effects of bullying.
Findings from Next Steps have been used in several anti-bullying campaigns and initiatives, as well as guidance for teachers and schools about how to stops bullying. And the efforts have paid off. A recent study has shown that secondary school pupils today are less likely to be bullied than your generation.