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'A naivety about incest'

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Authorities in Sheffield have apologised for failing to protect to two women who were repeatedly abused and raped by their father for nearly three decades, bearing seven of his children. The father who cannot be named for legal reasons was jailed in November 2008. Joanna Nicolas, child protection consultant and trainer of social workers, discusses whether incest is still seen as a taboo by society.

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