THUNDER BAY, ON ----- June 15, 2013 --- Centre des Femmes Francophones du Nord-Ouest de l’Ontario (CFFNOO) in partnership with Thunder Bay Sexual Assault & Sexual Abuse Centre (TBSASA) is proud to offer it’s first Treasure Hunt in Thunder Bay. The Treasure Hunt has been created to promote the Draw-the-Line / Traçons-les-limites campain which is an interactive French and English campaign that aims to engage Ontarians in a dialogue about sexual violence. The campaign challenges common myths about sexual violence and equips bystanders with information on how to intervene safely and effectively. This campaign was produces by Action ontarienne contre la violence faite aux femmes (AOcVF) and the Ontario Coalition of Rape Crisis Centres (OCRCC).
Those who participate in the treasure hunt from June 15th to 21st will have a chance to win either the iPad mini or the Nexus 7. But to be eligible for the draw, you must find six different postcards that are located in various places in Thunder Bay. The clues and details can be found either at facebook.com/cffnoo or at cffnoo.com. « We are very pleased to be able to offer this type of contest to the citizens of Thunder Bay. This contest will give the community a chance to interact and engage in a dialogue about sexual assault. We hope that more people will be aware that sexual violence is a reality in Ontario. », said Rose Viel, Executive Director for CFFNOO.
Sexual assault is present in every city and community across the province and impacts the lives of friends, family members and colleagues. Sexual violence can and must be eradicated.
The ‘Draw the Line’ campaign was created in hopes that it will educate Ontarians on how to spot sexual violence and empower them to make a difference.