Tokyo medical school admits changing results to exclude women

University manipulated test scores for more than a decade to ensure more men became doctors

A Tokyo medical school has apologised after an internal investigation confirmed it altered entrance exam scores for more than a decade to limit the number of female students and ensure more men became doctors.

Tokyo Medical University manipulated all entrance exam results starting in 2006 or even earlier, according to findings released by lawyers involved in the investigation, confirming recent reports in Japanese media.

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There was a lack of sensitivity to the rules of modern society in which women should not be treated differently because of their gender

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