Definition: Neglect is the persistent failure to provide the basic needs of the child. These include health care, nutrition, and security
- Akwa Ibom State: 2-year old boy (Hope above) suffers neglect on accusation of witchcraft.
- 5-year old Godswill was severely beaten and ostracized by his family after he was accused of being a witch.
- Three siblings locked up in a darkroom on accusation of witchcraft
- Osun State: 18% of children suffer neglect