Republic of the Philippines
COMMISSION ON HUMAN RIGHTS
Regional Office 02
Tuguegarao City, Cagayan

DOCUMENTATION REPORT

Situation of Women Fisherfolks and Women and Girls in Claveria, Cagayan
at Risk of Trafficking and GBV during COVID19 Pandemic and New Normal

Title of Activity:

PHASE 1A: Conduct of Key Informant Interviews with women fisher
folks to gather their lived experiences

Venue/Location

: Claveria, Cagayan

Date Conducted

: August 24– September 10, 2020

Participants:
The Commission on Human Rights Regional Office # 02 under the leadership of
Regional Director Atty. Jimmy Baliga, CPA, and front-lined by Atty. Grace R. Marcos, Regional
focal Person for Gender and Development, identified fifteen (15) women fisherfolks from the
fishing community of Claveria, Cagayan. Identified key marginalized sectors in our society at
risk of Gender-Based Violence as well as trafficking during the COVID19 pandemic, these
women responded to the Key Informant Interviews (KIIs).

Key Informant Interviewee (KII) Profile

Respondents

Description
An “AMPA-guard” (Adopt a Marine Protected

A

Area) from Taggat, Claveria who works as
small time “comprador”/fish vendor

B

C

A wholesale comprador (fish broker/ dealer)
married to a tricycle driver
Fish

vendor/

comprador

to

a

fisherman
Wholesale comprador

D

married

and fish dealer with

kitong-kitong (or improvised delivery tricycle)
which the husband drives
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