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Students Group Chat Is

Every Parent's Nightmare
Members of the Instagram group "Bois Locker
Room posted photos of teenage girls without
their consent along with obscene comments.






Delhi Police filed cases linked to Instagram
group, 
Members of this group said to be students
from Delhi's top schools
Controversy flared after users posted
screengrabs on Twitter



New Delhi: An online group allegedly
involving teenage boys from Delhi
schools casually talking about rape,
sexual objectification and slut-shaming
schoolgirls has set off a storm on social
media. Delhi Police has filed cases linked
to the Instagram group, which has now
been deactivated.



The cyber-crime division of the police
has also written to Facebook-owned
Instagram for details on the group that is
every parent's worst nightmare.
The controversy flared on Sunday after
several social media users posted
screenshots on Instagram and Twitter of
an online group called "Bois Lockers
Room.




They show members of the group said
to be Class 11 and 12 students from
some of Delhi's top schools - posting
photos of teenage girls without their
consent along with comments too crude
to be reproduced.
A number of conversations purportedly
showed members talking about sexual
assault often against their own
classmates, raising questions about
normalising of rape, misogyny and
objectification in schools.




The allegations triggered outrage on
social media with the top trending
hashtag #BoysLocker Room amassing
thousands of posts on Twitter and other
platforms.
The Delhi Commission for Women
Chairperson Swati Maliwal called for the
arrest of those associated with the
group.
"The DCW has sent notices to Instagram
and Delhi Police. We want these boys to
be arrested immediately and the
strongest action to be taken against
them, Media said. 



A social media user, one of the first to
highlight the group, wrote on Twitter, "
have never in my life been so furious.
These shameless f____ are not even
slightly guilty about what they've done.
They're going around and steal our
accounts now. NOTHING CAN OR WILL
STOP US."

The Mumbai Police, known for its social
media savvy, also joined the
conversation.





According to social media accounts that
posted the screenshots, members of
"Boy Locker Room" even threatened to
leak nude photographs of the women
who reported them and launched a
second group.


Heavy attitudes, rape jokes and so called
"locker room banter" are considered by
experts the foundations that escalate
from normalisation of rape culture to
outright sexual assault.
A widely-publicised international poll in
2018, at the height of the #MeToo
movement, ranked India as the most
dangerous cOuntry for women due to the
high risk of sexual violence.

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