Eva Abu Halaweh

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Eva Abu Halaweh
Eva Abu Halaweh

Eva Abu Halaweh (born 1975) is a lawyer and human rights activist in Jordan, and was awarded the International Women of Courage Award in 2011.


She is a co-founder and currently Executive Director of the Mizan Law Group for Human Rights.[1] Abu Halaweh has a BA specializing in Law, and a Master’s degree in Diplomacy. Previously Abu Halaweh ran a private practise and was employed by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees as a legal advisor.[2]

Abu Halaweh campaigns against honor killings and for protecting women at risk and the vulnerable, and in eliminating torture and abuse in the Jordanian prison system and police stations.


  1. ^ United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. "UNHCR - Document Not Found". UNHCR. 
  2. ^ http://www.ibcr.org/editor/assets/MIZANE.pdf

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