Siri Hangeland

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Siri Hangeland
President of the Norwegian Association for Women's Rights
In office
Preceded byIrene Bauer
Succeeded byBjørg Krane Bostad
In office
Preceded byKjellaug Pettersen
Succeeded byBerit Kvæven
Personal details
Born1 April 1952
Political partySocialist Left Party

Siri Hangeland (born 1 April 1952) is a Norwegian feminist, civic leader and politician.

She served two terms as President of the Norwegian Association for Women's Rights, from 1990 to 1992 and from 1998 to 2004.[1][2] From 1996 to 1997 she served as a member of the Committee for Human Rights, a governmental committee appointed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.[3] She was also a board member of the International Alliance of Women. She is a member of the Socialist Left Party and is a member of that party's committee on women's issues.[4] She graduated with the cand.philol. degree in Norwegian language at the University of Bergen in 1981, with a dissertation titled Sosiolingvistiske forhold i Kristiansand bymål.[5]


  1. ^ Elisabeth Lønnå: Stolthet og kvinnekamp: Norsk kvinnesaksforenings historie fra 1913 (p. 336), Gyldendal Norsk Forlag, 1996, ISBN 8205244952
  2. ^ "– Langt igjen til likelønn". Verdens Gang.
  3. ^ "Siri Hangeland". The Norwegian State Administration Database.
  4. ^ "Kvinnepolitisk utvalg". Socialist Left Party.
  5. ^ "Siri Hangeland". NKF.