Gender-based discrimination is this CRC’s target

Sharada Srinivasa standing in front of a shelf of books in the library

The Canada Research Chairs program helps universities across the country attract some of the world’s most accomplished and promising researchers.  At Guelph, international development professor Sharada Srinivasan holds the Canada Research Chair in Gender, Justice and Development.  Her research on gender-based discrimination and violence is an integral part of a three-country study examining the social transformation of East and South Asia by the “daughter deficit.”  Millions of girls in those societies have been lost due to sex-selective abortion, infanticide and neglect in their early years