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Fixers: Harwich man aiming to make it easier to report online abuse

A third of school children say they have been bullied online, while one in thirteen say they're the victims of continuous abuse, according to a bullying charity.

Now a young man from Harwich is calling on websites to install a panic button for victims, after himself facing online abuse.

He's enlisted the help of Fixers, the campaign that gives young people a voice, to get his message out.

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Fostered teens encourage others to overcome their fears

Around 6,500 children in our region are in care, many with families who're trying to make them feel at home. But it can be an uneasy relationship.

In this month's update from ITV Fixers - the campaign that gives young people a voice - we hear from two girls who over-came their own mistrust, and are now encouraging other cared-for children to embrace their new lives.

For information about ITV Fixers visit the website.

If you are a young person living with a foster family and would like some help or advice, visit the charity Barnardo's website.

ITV Fixers report on tackling homophobia

They faced abuse and name-calling at school... now a group of gay and lesbian young people from Norwich have come up with a novel way of tackling homophobia.

In this month's update from Fixers - the campaign that gives young people a voice - they are giving others an insight into how it feels like to be bullied because of your sexuality and hope their story will make a difference.

You can find out more about Fixers and other projects they have done here.


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