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Neglect is when you don’t have:

  • Clean, warm clothing
  • Enough food
  • A safe place to live
  • Protection from dangerous situations
  • Love and affection
  • Attention when you are very upset
  • Proper supervision
  • Enough attention given to your health and diet
  • Enough attention given to your education

Read the NSPCC's guide for young people 'Neglect Matters'