Child Neglect And Child Neglect

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rs working the night shift contribute to child neglect?

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How single mothers working the night shift contribute to child neglect?

1. What are the negative effects on children whose mothers work at nights?

2. Does working the night shift cause children to be neglected?

3. What are the effects of child neglect on single mothers?

4. What are the causes and consequences of child neglect on single mothers?

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Child Neglect

Child abuse and neglect a worldwide phenomenon which seem to be an assuming epidemic. The various predisposing factors to abuse or neglect of children in developed and developing countries are considered (Oyemade, 1991).

What is child neglect?

A neglected child may be malnourished, always sick, or never at school. Neglect comes in different forms such as physical, educational, medical and emotional. It is an ongoing failure to meet a child’s basic needs and it is the most common form of child abuse (Horwath, 2007).
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Neglect is identified by WHO (2016) as one of many forms of child maltreatment. Along with other forms of maltreatment, child neglect is defined as any action “which results in actual or potential harm to the child’s health, survival, development or dignity (WHO,

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