Women Sue Tokyo Medical Univ. For Rigging Exams

Women sue Tokyo Medical Univ. for rigging exams

A medical university in Tokyo has been sued by a group of women who say they were victims of the school's gender-biased admissions policy.

The 33 women filed suit with the Tokyo District Court on Friday. They took Tokyo Medical University's entrance exams between 2006 and 2018, but were denied admission.

Gay Couples Sue For Marital Equality

Gay couples sue for marital equality

Same-sex couples in Japan have jointly filed the first lawsuits challenging the constitutionality of the country's rejection of their right to get married.

Japanese laws do not recognize same-sex marriages.
Thirteen couples in Tokyo and three other cities claim this violates the Constitution, which guarantees equality under law. They also note the growing awareness that discrimination based on sexual orientation is wrong.

Same-sex Couples Sue For Marital Equality

Same-sex couples sue for marital equality

Same-sex couples in Japan have jointly filed the first lawsuits challenging the constitutionality of the country's rejection of their right to get married.

Japanese laws do not recognize same-sex marriages.
Thirteen couples in Tokyo and elsewhere claim this violates the Constitution, which guarantees equality under law. They also note the growing awareness that discrimination based on sexual orientation is wrong.