The Seven Fundamental Principles are often the first things people learn about the Red Cross Red Crescent Movement. The act of sharing these principles and getting people to understand them has long been a key part of putting them into action. In this undated, uncredited photograph from the ICRC archives, taken in Laos, probably in the 1960s, a young girl reads about the Principles in a book about the Red Cross.
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