In India, cyberbullying rears its ugly head among children with 85 per cent of kids suffering some form of online abuse


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Like most mothers, New Delhi-based homemaker Kamla Sharma constantly worries about the perils of her son spending too much time online. From topping his class two years ago, 17-year-old Devesh now struggles to even pass some subjects. “None of my advice is working, so I’ve booked him for professional therapy else I fear he might get lured into illegal cyber activities or share too much information with strangers online imperilling the whole family,” Sharma said. “Worse, he keeps complaining of being bullied online by strangers.” As Japan’s Hana Kimura mourned, Terrace House cast also claim cyberbullying Sharma is among thousands...