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Commissioners of the Equal Opportunity Commission (EOC) met with the Chief Secretary of the Tobago House of Assembly (THA)

The Equal Opportunity Commission took the opportunity during its board meeting held in Tobago on Friday 28 April 2017 to pay a Courtesy Call on the Chief Secretary of the Tobago House of Assembly the Honourable Mr. Kelvin Charles.

Response to the decision to discontinue GATE funding to persons over 50

The Equal Opportunity Commission (the Commission) refers to the decision taken by Cabinet to discontinue the Government Assistance for Tuition Expenses (GATE) funding for persons over the age of 50. Though provisions have been made for continuing students (over the age of 50) already enrolled in undergraduate programmes, the Commission is disheartened by this development and is of the view that the position is discriminatory.

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What is the Equal Opportunity Act?
 It is an Act which seeks to prohibit certain kinds of discrimination, to promote equality of opportunity between persons of different status and circumstance and to establish an Equal Opportunity Commission and an Equal Opportunity Tribunal