Of the 15 most unequal countries in the world, 10 are in Latin America.
In this World Economic Forum video, Amnesty International Secretary General Salil Shetty looks at the impact of inequality on the continent, and how it can be tackled.
Watch the video in the player above.
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Author: Salil Shetty is Secretary General of Amnesty International.
Image: A view of the Turano slum in Rio de Janeiro March 11, 2014. REUTERS/Sergio Moraes