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Tokyo medical school takes heat for gender discrimination

Entrance exam sabotage reveals male-oriented culture in medical field

Tokyo Medical University deliberately failed women applicants by rigging test scores. (Photo by Maho Obata)

TOKYO -- Tokyo Medical University's reported altering of test scores to limit female entrants has sparked criticism as a symbol of the barriers women still face as they try to advance in Japanese society.

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