parental neglect

parental neglect

n. a crime consisting of acts or omissions of a parent (including a step-parent, adoptive parent, or someone who, in practical terms, serves in a parent's role) which endangers the health and life of a child or fails to take steps necessary to the proper raising of a child. The neglect can include leaving a child alone when he or she needs protection, failure to provide food, clothing, medical attention or education to a child, or placing the child in dangerous or harmful circumstances, including exposing the child to a violent, abusive or sexually predatory person.

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Shatha Barghouti was taken, along with her two younger siblings, from her parents about seven years ago by Barnevernet on grounds of parental neglect, although, Shatha's parents tried desperately to prove otherwise and showed great remorse over the reasons that led to such situation, said Euro-Med in a statement.
According to the study published in the journal -- Clinical Psychological Science -- this type of burnout can lead to harmful outcomes for both parent and child, increasing parental neglect, harm, and thoughts about escape.
Abu Dhabi police said that parental neglect played a large factor in the cases of children's drowning.
Suddenly, it seemed, letting a child walk to a friend's house, play at the park, or ride a bike around the neighborhood without adult supervision went from being the gold standard of childhood to the black mark of parental neglect. And forget about letting a kid stay out after dark.
Summary: But let us not blame nannies as a contributory cause of parental neglect.
Ms Jolly said: "Our young people who come into care have most likely experienced adverse childhood experiences, where they may have been exposed to domestic abuse, parental neglect, substance misuse, assaults, violence - there are a number of different reasons young people come into care.
Gitau said parental neglect was a major challenge they face as a government agency.
Is it parental neglect? Is it societal indifference?
"Parental neglect should be treated as unintentional crime or killing as I said before, which its punishment should not exceeding three years and of course not 10years," Professor Fawzia Abdel Sattar commented.
The report, through the presentation and discussion of case studies in Qatar, highlights the challenges faced sometimes by health professionals when dealing with issues of parental neglect and lack of involvement.
Those responsible for sorting out custody disputes and allegations of parental neglect have recognized for decades that involuntary separation from one's parents is a traumatic event of seismic proportions.

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