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Roberta Gately

Biography

Roberta Gately

A nurse, humanitarian aid worker, and writer, Roberta Gately has served in war zones ranging from Africa to Afghanistan. She has written extensively on the subject of refugees for the Journal of Emergency Nursing, as well as a series of articles for the BBC Worlds News Online. She speaks regularly on the plight of the world’s refugees and displaced.

Roberta Gately

Books by Roberta Gately

by Roberta Gately - Nonfiction, Social Sciences

Roberta Gately is a nurse and humanitarian aid worker who has served in war zones ranging from Africa to Afghanistan aiding refugees. Just the word refugee sparks conversation and fuel emotion. There are more than 22 million refugees worldwide and another 65 million who have been forcibly displaced. But who are these people? Images filter into our consciousness via dramatic photographs --- but these photos only offer a glimpse into their stories. FOOTPRINTS IN THE DUST aims to share the real stories of refugees around the world in hopes of revealing the truth about their experience.

by Roberta Gately - Fiction

Abby Monroe is determined to make her mark as a UN worker in Peshawar, Pakistan. But after witnessing the brutal murder of a woman thrown from a building, she is haunted by the memory of a bracelet that adorned the victim’s wrist. At a local women’s shelter, Abby meets former sex slaves who have miraculously escaped their captors. She soon joins forces with a reporter who believes he can incriminate the shadowy leader of the vicious human trafficking ring.