A Kenyan court’s decision to allow the resumption of donkey slaughter for their skins has sent shockwaves among equine-owning communities, who heavily rely on the animals for their livelihoods.
Brooke India has stepped up its appeal to help communities affected by the Covid-19 crisis after a fatal cyclone tore through India’s west coast, impacting more than 600 owners and over 3,600 horses, donkeys and mules.
Action for Animal Health, a new initiative led by Brooke and nine partner organisations, aims to build support for greater investment in animal health to protect animals, people and the planet.
Seven key facts about the donkey skin trade affecting donkeys and their owners around the world.
International animal welfare charities The Donkey Sanctuary and Brooke have reacted with dismay to a court decision in Kenya which will allow the resumption of donkey slaughter for their skins.
An update on how Coronavirus is affecting Brooke's work around the world.
Brooke has launched an emergency appeal to support communities and working horses, donkeys and mules impacted by India’s devastating Covid-19 crisis.
Brooke joins an unprecedented coalition of 50 animal welfare charities is urging the Government not to waste a ‘once-in-a-generation opportunity’ to redefine our relationship with animals through a new animal health and welfare strategy.
Last week, Brooke was invited to attend the C7 summit, which is the primary route for civil society organisations to input into the upcoming Group of Seven (G7) Summit in June.
To mark World Vet Day on April 24, Brooke has joined a number of international organisations in signing an open letter calling on governments and international agencies to invest in animal health and welfare in order to prevent another pandemic.