Pursuant to the Memorandum of Agreement between Commission on Human Rights
Region 1 (CHR1) and Philippine National Police (PNP)—Police Regional Office 1 thru its
Women and Children Protection Desk (WCPD) and the Human Rights Action Office
(HRAO), the following cases concerning children were referred. The table below shows the
number of child cases filed with the PNP segregated by month and per province.
Month

Provinces
Ilocos Norte

Ilocos Sur

La Union

Pangasinan

Total

July

4

15

11

65

95

August

9

11

9

59

88

September

6

12

9

64

91

October

7

19

10

48

84

November

4

10

8

39

61

December

7

8

11

44

70

37

75

58

319

489

Total

With respect to the crimes committed, the following are the cases filed and under
investigation by the PNP. (Please refer to Annex 1.)
The records from the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) Region 1
also states that for the period covered no minor was placed in their custody.
For the 2nd semester, physical monitoring of Bahay Pag-asa and other Youth Care
Facilities suspended in compliance to the “Guidance for Bahay Pag-asa and other Youth Care
and Rehabilitation Facilities handling CAR and CICL During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Situation” of the Juvenile Justice and Welfare Council (JJWC.) But nonetheless, monitoring
was still undertaken thru letters and attaching a copy of the Liham Mula Kay Tantan for the
children and CHR Monitoring BPA Form-COVID 19 for the Center Head. The following
were the number of children at the custody of the Centers, to wit:

BAHAY PAG-ASA YOUTH CENTER,
Laoag City, Ilocos Norte

III.

Number of Residents
6

CRISIS INTERVENTION CENTER
(CIC), Candon City, Ilocos Sur

3

REGIONAL
REHABILITATION
CENTER FOR YOUTH (RRCY),
Urayong, Bauang, La Union.

110

BAHAY PAG-ASA YOUTH HOME
CENTER,
Urdaneta
City,
Pangasinan

3

Regional Human Rights Issues/Concern
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Government Center, Aguila Road, Capitol Hill, Sevilla, San Fernando City, La Union
Telefax No. (072) 607-8706
Email Add: chr1sflu@yahoo.com

Situationer: July to December 2020
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