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Nostril slitting
31 March 2017

Brooke’s Head of Animal Welfare Capacity, Karen Reed, recalls visit to Afghanistan to see how Brooke is helping reduce nose slitting in villages.

20 March 2017

On Tuesday 14 March, the European Parliament voted overwhelmingly in favour of a report put forward by MEP Julie Girling that outlined a demand for improved welfare standards for seven million horses, donkeys and mules.

8 March 2017

It’s International Women’s Day on 8 March and to celebrate we are sharing a heart-warming video showing the life changing work of one woman, teacher and leader of the Kiamanyeki Primary School Donkey Care Club in Kenya, Monicah Gichira.

3 March 2017

Global working horse and donkey charity Brooke has today launched an appeal to save vulnerable donkeys living in drought stricken Kenya.

13 February 2017

13 February is World Radio Day. A day dedicated to the celebration of the wonder of radio.

For many of us the concept of a life without radio is inconceivable, it would mean not listening to the latest songs, our regular programmes or our favourite DJs but in developing countries a radio can be a lifeline and a crucial way of implementing change.

Brooke fundraisers Carolyne Crowe and Brian Faulkner
10 February 2017

This April veterinary surgeons, Carolyne Crowe and Brian Faulkner, are running an astonishing 10 marathons in 10 days, in extreme locations across the British Isles, to raise money for a  cause close to their hearts, Brooke – Action for working horses and donkeys.

Donkeys and owners transport water in Kenya
7 February 2017

Head of Evidence and Research, Melissa Upjohn, and Senior Welfare Advisor, Kimberly Wells, identify the challenges in obtaining informed consent in low- and low-middle-income countries.

Donkeys drink from Brooke water trough in Pakistan
7 February 2017

On February 2 Brooke hosted their #ProudToBeBrooke Supporter Day, an event inviting the charity’s friends and ambassadors to share in our recent success and hear about our upcoming plans to help find solutions to major issues facing donkeys, horses and mules.

Woman accompanies her donkey through a brick kiln
30 January 2017

On 23 January Brooke launched Brick Kiln Week, an online campaign to raise awareness of the dangers of South Asia’s brick kilns on working equines, people and the environment.

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