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Template:Globalize/Eng Template:Family law Child neglect is defined as "the failure of a person responsible for a child’s care and upbringing to safeguard the child’s emotional and physical health and general well-being".[1] Like acts of commission, harm to a child may or may not be the intended consequence.[2]

The following are types of child neglect (not legal definitions):

Failure to provide

  • Physical neglect
  • Emotional neglect
  • Medical/dental neglect
  • Educational neglect

Failure to supervise

  • Inadequate supervision
  • Exposure to violent environments

See also

References

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