On the UN's International Day of the Girl Child, Italy tweeted its support for the "fundamental" rights and freedoms of girls, including education, and pledged to invest in their future.
"#DayOfTheGirl. Italy underlines its commitment to protecting the human rights and fundamental freedoms of girls," read a tweet from the foreign ministry on Tuesday.
"Including the right to education, to equality and to a life free from violence and discrimination. Italy pledges to invest in the future of girls and young women," the tweet continued.