Eva Abu Halaweh

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Eva Abu Halaweh
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Eva Abu Halaweh (Arabic: إيفا أبو حلاوة born 1975) is a lawyer and human rights activist in Jordan, and was awarded the International Women of Courage Award in 2011.[1]


She is a co-founder and currently Executive Director of the Mizan Law Group for Human Rights.[2] 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.[3]

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. ^ "Secretary Clinton To Host the 2011 International Women of Courage Awards". 2011-06-30. Archived from the original on 2011-06-30. Retrieved 2017-03-09.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
  2. ^ United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. "UNHCR - Document Not Found". UNHCR.
  3. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-04-25. Retrieved 2011-10-05.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)

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