Everjoice Win is a feminist from Zimbabwe, and was educated at the University of Zimbabwe, and graduated with Honours in Economic History. Most of her working life has been in the women’s movement in Zimbabwe and the African continent. Notably; with the Women’s Action Group, as Editor of their popular education publication, SPEAK OUT/TAURAI/KHULUMANI; Programme Officer with Women in Law and Development in Africa (WiLDAF), a pan-African women’s rights NGO, using the law as a tool for development. She served as a Commonwealth Advisor to the Commission on Gender Equality of South Africa. “Everjoice spent 9 years as the International Head of Women’s Rights with ActionAid International where she led the organisation’s work on Women’s Rights. EJ as she is popularly known is currently Associate Country Director with Oxfam-Canada in Zimbabwe.
EJ has been an active leader in social justice movements as a founder member of the National Constitutional Assembly of Zimbabwe, a spokesperson for the Crisis in Zimbabwe Coalition, Board member, Women and AIDS Support Network, the Association of Women’s Rights in Development (AWID), and the Center for Civil Society at University of Kwa-Zulu Natal. She is a regular columnist and contributor to newspapers, magazines, and journals.