Willice O. Abuya is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Sociology at Moi University. He obtained his PhD in Sociology from the University of Fort Hare (SA). Dr Abuya has research interest in sociology of sex and gender (with specific interest in IPV/GBV). His other research interest lies in Demography and Environmental Sociology. He has several publications in refereed journals. His most recent publication is “Gender and mining in sub-Saharan Africa. In Yakovleva, N. and Nickless, E. (eds.) The Extractive Industries and Sustainable Development . Routledge, London – Accepted for publication.” Dr Abuya is presently the Patron of EVOC at Moi University.