Stigma of tiger attack: Study of tiger-widows from Sundarban Delta, India*

@inproceedings{Chowdhury2016StigmaOT,
  title={Stigma of tiger attack: Study of tiger-widows from Sundarban Delta, India*},
  author={Arabinda Narayan Chowdhury and Arabinda Brahma and Ranajit Kumar Mondal and Mrinal Kanti Biswas},
  booktitle={Indian journal of psychiatry},
  year={2016}
}
AIMS Human-tiger conflict (HTC) is a serious public health issue in Sundarban Reserve Forest, India. HTC is a continued concern for significant mortality and morbidity of both human and tiger population. This study examined 49 widows, whose husbands were killed by tigers, in order to explore the cultural stigma related with tiger-killing and consequent discrimination and social rejection. Different psychosocial aspects of community stigma associated with tiger-killings is discussed in the… CONTINUE READING