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Editorials Aug 4, 2018

Doctored entrance exam scores

Instead of seeking to restrict opportunities for women to pursue a career in medicine, it makes more sense to remove the hurdles that female doctors face in their work environment.

U.S. investigates possible gender bias against women at Uber

Business Jul 17, 2018

U.S. investigates possible gender bias against women at Uber

Uber is facing a federal investigation on alleged discrimination against women working at the smartphone-summoned ride service, a source familiar with the matter said Monday. The U.S. Equal Opportunity Commission began the probe in August of last year focusing on whether women at Uber were ...

Editorials Mar 4, 2015

Update discriminatory Civil Code

The Supreme Court should not hesitate to rule that Civil Code provisions related to marriage surnames and remarriage after divorce are discriminatory and thus unconstitutional.

Editorials Dec 13, 2013

Eliminating pension discrimination

A recent Osaka District Court ruling for a man who sought pension benefits related to his wife's death appears to reject the traditional legal presumption that the husband is the breadwinner in a household.