It's Pink Shirt Day tomorrow.
The campaign aims to raise awareness of issues around bullying and concentrate on breaking down barriers between people, rather than the perpetrators.
Research shows punishing bullies does not decrease the rate of bullying.
Organiser the Mental Health Foundation hopes that people across the country will take a simple action – wear a pink shirt and tell people why – to make a statement about preventing bullying in New Zealand.
For more info go to pinkshirtday.org.nz.
- The Marlborough Express
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