Canada, Standing Senate Committee on Human Rights, Cyberbullying Hurts: Respect for Rights in the Digital Age (Dec. 2012) (full-text).
This report examines the phenomenon of cyberbullying and its impact on young Canadians. The Standing Senate Committee on Human Rights was given the mandate to examine and report upon this issue with regard to Canada's human rights obligations under Article 19 of the United Nations' Convention on the Rights of the Child (the "Convention"). This Article requires that countries who have signed the Convention take appropriate steps to protect children from all forms of physical and mental violence, including cyberbullying.
This report presents the Committee's findings with respect to the nature of cyberbullying and its impacts, the roles that stakeholders can play in addressing it and the best practices that are emerging in dealing with it.