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  • noun Plural form of upstander.

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Examples

  • Dan Olweus, international researcher and bullying prevention specialist, enumerates the distinctive and often overlapping roles enacted in these episodes: the person or persons who perpetrate aggressive actions; the active followers; those who passively support, condone, or collude in the aggression; the onlookers (sometimes referred to as "bystanders"); the possible defenders; those who actually defend the targets of aggression (sometimes called "upstanders"); and those who are exposed and attacked.

    Warren J. Blumenfeld: Sexual Abuse and the Institutional Conspiracy of Silence

  • Dan Olweus, international researcher and bullying prevention specialist, enumerates the distinctive and often overlapping roles enacted in these episodes: the person or persons who perpetrate aggressive actions; the active followers; those who passively support, condone, or collude in the aggression; the onlookers (sometimes referred to as "bystanders"); the possible defenders; those who actually defend the targets of aggression (sometimes called "upstanders"); and those who are exposed and attacked.

    Warren J. Blumenfeld: Sexual Abuse and the Institutional Conspiracy of Silence

  • One can imagine, using the Secretary's Kenyan example, a model employing mobile phones, wherein the brave "upstanders" of the DRC -- the group Women's Synergy for Victims of Sexual Violence, for example -- would have the tools to report instances of abuse, crowdsourcing sexual violence the way Clinton hopes young Kenyans will crowdsource anti-corruption efforts.

    Charles London: The Congolese Need More Than Moral Outrage and New Technology from Hillary Clinton

  • One can imagine, using the Secretary's Kenyan example, a model employing mobile phones, wherein the brave "upstanders" of the DRC -- the group Women's Synergy for Victims of Sexual Violence, for example -- would have the tools to report instances of abuse, crowdsourcing sexual violence the way Clinton hopes young Kenyans will crowdsource anti-corruption efforts.

    The Full Feed from HuffingtonPost.com

  • Each day we have the ability to transform lives, to speak out against injustice, to be -- as first coined by National Security Council member Samantha Power -- "upstanders" for positive change.

    Evie M. Salomon: The Sound of Silence: Resolving To Speak Out In 2012

  • Each day we have the ability to transform lives, to speak out against injustice, to be -- as first coined by National Security Council member Samantha Power -- "upstanders" for positive change.

    Evie M. Salomon: The Sound of Silence: Resolving To Speak Out In 2012

  • Each day we have the ability to transform lives, to speak out against injustice, to be -- as first coined by National Security Council member Samantha Power -- "upstanders" for positive change.

    Evie M. Salomon: The Sound of Silence: Resolving To Speak Out In 2012

  • Each day we have the ability to transform lives, to speak out against injustice, to be -- as first coined by National Security Council member Samantha Power -- "upstanders" for positive change.

    Evie M. Salomon: The Sound of Silence: Resolving To Speak Out In 2012

  • Each day we have the ability to transform lives, to speak out against injustice, to be -- as first coined by National Security Council member Samantha Power -- "upstanders" for positive change.

    Evie M. Salomon: The Sound of Silence: Resolving To Speak Out In 2012

  • Each day we have the ability to transform lives, to speak out against injustice, to be -- as first coined by National Security Council member Samantha Power -- "upstanders" for positive change.

    Evie M. Salomon: The Sound of Silence: Resolving To Speak Out In 2012

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