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As Pandemic Took Hold, Suicide Rose Among Japanese Women

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Last year saw more women, but fewer men, take their own lives in Japan. For women there, the pressures of Covid-19 have been compounded.

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Print headline: Pandemic Despair Fuels Rates Of Suicide for Japanese Women

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  1. As the Pandemic Took Hold, Suicide Rose Among Japanese Women (100%)
  2. As Pandemic Took Hold, Suicide Rose Among Japanese Women (0%)

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