Conceptualising child neglect in Namibia: Challenges and strategies

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Child neglect is a pervasive and complex public health issue which has significant cultural variance across social ideologies and traditions. This note identifies a gap in the conceptualisation of neglect within Namibia and recognises an opportunity for development of culturally relevant knowledge within the context of normative child-rearing practice.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1159-1164
Number of pages6
JournalInternational Social Work
Issue number3
Early online date6 Apr 2018
Publication statusPublished - 1 May 2019


  • Child Neglect
  • Schools
  • Research
  • Namibia
  • Maltreatment

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