Eva Abu Halaweh

Jordanian human rights activist
Eva Abu Halaweh in 2011.

Eva Abu Halaweh (Arabic: إيفا أبو حلاوة), born 1975, is a Jordanian lawyer and human rights activist. In 2011 she received the International Women of Courage Award from the U.S. Department of State.[1][2]

Eva works against honor killings. She also works against torture and abuse in the Jordanian prisons and police stations.[1]


Eva has a bachelor's degree in law and a master’s degree in diplomacy. Eva had her own private law practice. She also worked for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees as a legal advisor.[3]

Eva is the Executive Director of the Mizan Law Group for Human Rights. She helped start the organization.[4]


  • International Women of Courage Award, 2011[5]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 "2011 International Women of Courage Award Winners".
  2. "International Women of Courage Awards". 10 March 2011.
  3. http://www.ibcr.org/editor/assets/MIZANE.pdf
  4. United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. "UNHCR - Document Not Found". UNHCR.
  5. "Women of Courage 2011".

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