Marit Tjelmeland


Law student, University of Bergen

Marit was the volunteer coordinator at LawTransform in 2019/2020. She has previously been the pilot for the unit on Gender, Sexuality and the Law, and is currently project assistant on the projects Sexual and Reproductive Rights Lawfare: Global Battles and Political determinants of sexual and reproductive health: Criminalisation, health impacts and game changers.

She is a fourth year law student at the University of Bergen, and is interested in human rights law with a particular focus on rights connected to gender and sexuality. Further, she is working as an assistant at Bergen Global and a research assistant at the Faculty of Law in the subject Adminstrative Law, and will be interning with some law firms during the fall 2019/spring 2020.

Marit has been volunteering with the center for nearly three years.