Sigrun Hoel

Sigrun Hoel
LL.M.

22nd President of the Norwegian Association for Women’s Rights

In office
1984–1988

Preceded by
Karin M. Bruzelius

Succeeded by
Irene Bauer

Gender Equality Ombud (acting)

In office
1984–1984

In office
1991–1991

Personal details

Born
10 October 1951

Nationality
Norway

Profession
Law professor

Sigrun Hoel (born 10 October 1951) is a Norwegian lawyer, academic, government official and feminist. She served as the 22nd President of the Norwegian Association for Women’s Rights (NKF) from 1984 to 1988, succeeding supreme court justice Karin M. Bruzelius. Before she became the national President she was chair of the Oslo chapter from 1980 to 1984 and Vice President of NKF from 1982 to 1984.[1][2] She was twice acting Gender Equality Ombud.[3][4]
She graduated with the cand.jur. (LL.M.) degree as the University of Oslo in 1977. She was involved in establishing the Gender Equality Ombud, the world’s first of its kind, and joined the office of the Ombud as one of its first employees in 1979. She served as chief of staff to then-Ombud Eva Kolstad, her predecessor as NKF President, and to Kolstad’s successor Ingse Stabel, and was acting Gender Equality Ombud in 1984 and 1991. She later joined Oslo and Akershus University College as a law professor.[5] She was the Norwegian member of the planning committee for the Nordic conference Nordic Forum in 1988.[6]
References[edit]

^ Eva Braathen Dahr, “Kvinnesak i nye 100 år?” Aftenposten, 12 November 1984
^ “Sigrun Hoel”. 
^ “Likestilling og omvalg,” Aftenposten, 2 November 1984
^ “Dårlige soningsforhold for kvinner i norske fengsler.” Norwegian News Agency, 17 July 1991
^ Elisabeth Lønnå: Stolthet og kvinnekamp: Norsk kvinnesaksforenings historie fra 1913 (pp. 273–274), Gyldendal Norsk Forlag, 1996, ISBN 8205244952
^ “Bredt opplegg for kvinnemøte.” Aftenposten, 2 January 1988

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Presidents of the Norwegian Association for Women’s Rights

Hagbart Berner
Anna Stang
Ragna Nielsen
Anna Bugge
Ragna Nielsen
Randi Blehr
Fredrikke Marie Qvam
Randi Blehr
Aadel Lampe
Fredrikke Mørck
Anna Hvoslef
Kitty Bugge
Margarete Bonnevie
Dakky Kiær
Ingerid Gjøstein Resi
Marit Aarum
Signe Swensson
Eva Kolstad
Clara Ottesen
Kari Skjønsberg
Karin M. Bruzelius
Sigrun Hoel
Irene Bauer
Siri Hangeland
Bjørg Krane Bostad
Kjellaug Pettersen
Siri Hangeland
Berit Kvæven
Torild Skard
Margunn Bjørnholt
Marit Nybakk

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