social bullying: belittling another individual or group
gender-based bullying: bullying on the basis of perceived or actual sexual orientation or gender identity
It’s similar to bullying but not the same. Workplace or office bullying is more classy in the sense that the objective is defined before the aggression starts. The aggression, though obviously felt by the victim, is carefully executed by the aggressor, so as not to be considered a violation of the company code of conduct.
Though more is desired from the anti-bullying act of 2013, the new law is a good starting point. With that, we can now refer to Republic Act 10627 for PHs common definition of “bullying”. SEC. 2. Acts of Bullying Any severe or repeated use by one or more students of a written, verbal or electronic expression, or a physical act or gesture, or any combination thereof, directed at another...
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Update 2/16/14 – Salient Points of the IRR (Implementing Rules and Regulations) of the Anti-Bullying Law of 2013 Update 10/12/13: After the Anti-Bullying Act of 2013- More Needs to Be Done The anti-bullying act of 2013 is finally signed, also known as Republic Act 10627. What’s next? 1. Publication of the law to 2 major dailies, and 15 days after that this law shall take effect. 2. Within 6...