Ruby Astari was bullied as a child and adolescent, and has experienced severe depression and suicidal thoughts. Photo: Antony Dickson

Bullying in Indonesia’s schools is rife and becoming more violent – we talk to a survivor

Classmates, a teacher, even a gym instructor abused Ruby Astari about her chubby figure, leaving her severely depressed; in a country where two-thirds of high-school students in some cities report being bullied, she is far from alone

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Ruby Astari was bullied as a child and adolescent, and has experienced severe depression and suicidal thoughts. Photo: Antony Dickson
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