Category Archives : 1000.Jordan


Tagreed Hikmat (Jordan)

“We need to bring peace to our hearts and minds because there is no healing without peace, no peace without justice, no justice without respect of human rights and the rule of law.” Tagreed Hikmat, born in 1945, has worked for 20 years at national and international levels advocating human rights and combating domestic violence […]

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Haifa Abu Ghazaleh (Jordan)

“I believe in my personal capabilities, and this pushes me forward to achieve my dreams in protecting and enhancing women’s rights.” For over 30 years Haifa Abu Ghazaleh has worked with governmental ministries, NGOs and UN bodies, striving to integrate women’s economic, political, social and cultural rights into development planning. Through her work as Regional […]


Insaf Arafat (Jordan)

“My motivation to work for peace came from the tragedic conditions that wars cause, leaving behind a large number of disabled land mine survivors, displaced people, widows and orphans.” As a trained medical doctor and an international expert on child health and family planning, Insaf Arafat has over 30 years experience in promoting health care […]

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Laurice Hlass (Jordan)

“‘He builds too low who builds below the stars’ is my driving motto that gives me strength to encounter life’s challenges and to aspire for better things.” Born in Jaffa, Palestine, Laurice Hlass was forced to flee her country in 1948 when Israeli forces occupied her hometown, massacring some of her family members. Raised in […]


Laurice Hlass (Jordan)

“‘He builds too low who builds below the stars’ is my driving motto that gives me strength to encounter life’s challenges and to aspire for better things.” Born in Jaffa, Palestine, Laurice Hlass was forced to flee her country in 1948 when Israeli forces occupied her hometown, massacring some of her family members. Raised in […]

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