Brooke hosted the first ever cross-sector regional brick kiln advocacy event.
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.
This Policy exists to ensure that anyone representing Brooke demonstrates good practice in relation to animal welfare, and conducts themselves in a manner commensurate with their role as ambassadors for the organisation and animal welfare advocates.
It's important that people interacting with equine animals have a sufficient level of knowledge, skill and confidence in executing safe and welfare-friendly handling and restraint techniques. We believe equine animals can and should be managed without fear, force or harmful punishment.
We assess the welfare of horses, donkeys and mules using scientifically-validated welfare assessment techniques. Our findings are used to prioritise our interventions, evaluate the effectiveness of our programmes and engage with communities.
To make a lasting difference to future generations of animals, our veterinary teams work to strengthen existing healthcare infrastructures.
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 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.
Our work with horses, donkeys and their owners in Petra Park in Jordan is a clear example of how our continually evolving approach to animal welfare is making a long-term impact and changing the way people think about and treat their animals