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Sushi Chefs

NPR's Eric Weiner reports that women in Japan gradually are taking jobs as sushi chefs, something that used to be exclusively the province of men. But most of Japan's more than 30,000 sushi restaurants still refuse to hire women, and many men refuse to eat sushi that a woman has prepared. Men often believe that women have a higher body temperature and other physiological differences that make them unsuitable to prepare something as delicate as sushi.

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