Amnesty International’s Secretary General, Irene Khan, reviews the AI High Level Mission to Sierra Leone where Amnesty drew attention to the issue of maternal mortality and women’s rights.
This clip is an interview with Irene Khan intercut with highlights from her visit. The footage shows Irene visiting women and mothers affected by death in childbirth.
In Makeni, Irene is crowned Paramount Chief of Bombali District. Locals celebrate during the inauguration ceremony.
The Amnesty International Caravan to End Maternal Mortality features. AI activists campaign during stops along the way and Irene makes speeches to local communities.
Footage also includes Irene Khan visiting hospitals and speaking to local women and medical staff.