Italy on Thursday passed a law aimed at tackling poverty, with a particular focus on assisting families with young children in particular.
The country’s Labour Minister Giuliano Poletti, said it was an “important day” after the Chamber of Deputies gave the bill the go-ahead. Having already received approval from the Italian Senate, the law will come into force in the next few weeks.
Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni described the new law as "a step forward to help families in need".
But what will it actually entail?
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