When are you at your happiest? For some, it is when they are playing their favourite sport – scoring a soccer goal, running along a river trail, or playing a video game with their friends. Others tick when they can express themselves creatively through art or editing, listening to music, dressing up in a cool […]
Be the first
In 1964 Kitty Genovese was murdered on the street just outside the apartment where she lived. The attack lasted more than 30 minutes, and she was screaming and resisting. The attacker stabbed her multiple times, until she died at last. It was later discovered that 38 of her neighbours saw the attack from their windows, but none had come out to help her, nor had they called the police.
If just ONE person had acted to do something about the situation, the story might have had a different ending.
Instead of being a bystander, take responsibility to act in situations where somebody needs someone to stand up for them.
Speak up against bullying, say no to gossip and dare to be the person who includes everyone.
If nobody dares to be the first, then nobody might do anything at all.