What is the meaning of the proverb "It takes a village to raise a child"?

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The proverb "It takes a village to raise a child" means that the work of raising a child cannot be done alone; rather, an entire community must participate to some extent in the task. This proverb is African in origin.

This proverb refers to the extensive societal support network that child rearing requires. For example, children, even in hunter-gatherer societies, all require some form of education, and education can seldom be handled by two parents alone. It is very rare for children in any society to grow into functioning adults without some kind of support from the community at large. This proverb is also commonly used in reference to the role extended family takes in child rearing.

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