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A group of university students on Wednesday handed the government some policy proposals for achieving its stated goal of increasing the ratio of female scientists in Japan to 30 percent by 2020.

Eight science majors, including five past winners of fellowships from UNESCO and Nihon L’Oreal K.K., the Japanese unit of the world’s largest cosmetics maker, L’Oreal S.A. of France, presented the policy proposals to Masako Mori, minister for gender equality, at an awards ceremony for this year’s winners at the French Embassy.

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