Locker room speak has at all times been problematic and for individuals who assume in any other case and level out that “boys might be boys”- right here’s the place it will get worse.
Screenshots from an Instagram group referred to as Bois Locker Room have been going viral on Twitter and Fb over the past couple of days. Made by and comprising of Delhi college boys, primarily from Class 11 and Class 12, the group was for sharing photographs of classmates, additionally minors, adopted by lurid discussions about their our bodies, graphic sexualisation and even informal mentions of rape.
Cyber safety specialists and the Delhi Fee For Girls (DCW) has taken discover of this and the latter has written to Instagram and Delhi Police asking them to take motion in opposition to this group.
DCW chief @SwatiJaiHind points discover to Instagram and Delhi Police within the matter of a gaggle named “boys locker room” being utilized by some miscreants to share objectionable photos of minor women and planning unlawful acts reminiscent of rape of minor women. #boyslockerroom pic.twitter.com/PyzxGCv7kt
— Delhi Fee for Girls – DCW (@DCWDelhi) Could 4, 2020
All of the contributors are teenage boys and the images are of underage ladies, there are just a few studies alleging Bois Locker Room members of sharing nude/morphed photos of ladies as effectively.
Reviews have it that the group is run by boys who’re between the ages of 16 and 18, learning in posh South Delhi colleges. The listing of members of the group has additionally been launched publicly together with screenshots of their discussions.
These chats are about having intercourse with their classmates, score them on their appears to be like and their physique. There are additionally situations of those boys sharing photographs then asking others to guess how outdated the lady is.
As leaked screenshots of the group chats went viral and outrage adopted on social media, many members of the group have allegedly deactivated their accounts whereas some others have resorted to threatening to leak nude photographs and hack the accounts of ladies who’ve outed them.
Reviews have it that many social media customers have reported among the members of the Bois Locker Room who’ve been recognized and circumstances have been filed in opposition to them below the IT Act, nevertheless, we have no idea for sure. However now that cybersecurity specialists and the DCW have gotten concerned, we anticipate authorized motion to be taken quickly.
Delhi Police has been requested to file a report on motion taken by it by Could 8.