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Japan University Admits Altering Test Scores to Keep Women Out

  • University cut women’s test scores for more than ten years
  • Female applicants could only ever score 80 marks out of 100
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Japan Uni Alters Marks to Deny Women

The Japanese university at the center of a sexism scandal apologized for “systematic” manipulation of test scores aimed at keeping female students out, with top officials saying that discrimination against women should never be allowed.

After media reports surfaced of the discrimination last week, Tokyo Medical University today released a report that concluded a written test for prospective students had “serious discriminatory factors against women,” with female students’ test scores cut since at least 2006.