‘Betrayed’: victims of Tokyo’s medical school scandal react

Women whose results were deliberately marked down say it reflects a wider societal issue

Several years ago, Riko Miyauchi’s dream of becoming a doctor took her into the exam halls of one of Japan’s most prestigious medical schools.

As a young woman, she knew her prospects were slim. Tokyo Medical University’s entrance exam was notoriously tough, with women far less likely to pass than men.

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