First Geneva Convention facts for kids
The First Geneva Convention is one of several Geneva Conventions. It is more formally known as the Convention for the Amelioration of the Condition of the Wounded in Armies in the Field, 1864. It covers the treatment of battlefield injuries and was made in 1864 as part of the making of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement.
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The first-ever Geneva Convention governing the sick and wounded members of armed forces was signed in Geneva in 1864.
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