We work closely with policy makers and civil society organisations at global and national levels. We arm them with the evidence, knowledge and technical support they need to improve the welfare of working horses, donkeys and mules.
Brooke hosted the first ever cross-sector regional brick kiln advocacy event.
Our animal welfare policy describes the standard behaviours and actions that all Brooke employees - and those representing Brooke within partner organisations or as consultants - are expected to demonstrate to respect the needs and feelings of animals involved with any aspect of the our work.
On 16 November 2015, international and national policy stakeholders, researchers and civil society organisations gathered in London for a Brooke-hosted policy conference highlighting the multiple contributions of livestock to livelihoods and national economies.
On 30 October 2014 Brooke and the Petra authorities launched the Care for Petra campaign.
On 14 May 2014 Brooke held its first policy report launch for 'Invisible Helpers', which presents the findings from the Voices from Women research project conducted in Ethiopia, Kenya, India and Pakistan.
We organise policy events designed to bring the role of working equine animals to the attention of decision and policy makers.
This report is part of our policy and research to increase knowledge of the links between working equine welfare and human welfare. It focuses on the economic contributions of working horses, mules and donkeys to household incomes and aims to highlight to policymakers that these animals are financially benefiting their owners.
We work with international institutions, national decision makers and implementers, international development organisations and animal welfare networks.
In 2013 Brooke initiated the Voices from Women research project to explore the role of working horses, mules and donkeys in supporting the lives of women from the perspectives of the women themselves.