Marit Tjelmeland

Volunteer coordinator at LawTransform

Law student, University of Bergen

marit.tjelmeland@gmail.com

Marit is the volunteer coordinator at LawTransform. 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.