“Profound Sexism” at Tokyo Medical University

This past Tuesday, Tokyo Medical University apologized after an investigation confirmed that they had altered entrance exam scores for years to maximize the number of male doctors and limit the number of female students. Lawyers involved in the investigation found that the university manipulated all entrance exams starting in 2006, and that the manipulation removed as much as 10% of female applicants in some years. The investigation also said that the school wanted female fewer doctors due to the assumption that they would halt their careers after becoming mothers. 


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