Your Voice

Welcome to the The NewsRun’s opinion section! We want to give Pakistanis around the world an effective channel to communicate their unique perspectives. The NewsRun publishes students and professionals in the areas of Politics, Business, Public Policy, Philanthropy, Advocacy, Culture, and Literature. We especially want to highlight voices with less exposure in Pakistan

The views and opinions expressed are those of the authors and do not imply endorsement by The NewsRun

Toxic households amidst a global pandemic

While lockdowns are necessary to curtail the spread of COVID-19, the home is not a safe space for all. Alongside women, children stuck in toxic households have become victims of child abuse.

July 19, 2020

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Pakistan Needs To Stand In Solidarity With Its Own Black Community, Because Silence Is Compliance

In Sindh, a majority of the Sheedi community resides in Lyari. The community has been faced off against poverty, and struggled to empower itself.

June 7, 2020

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The Next Crisis

Last year, approximately 135 million people faced food insecurity. The global pandemic could push approximately 265 million people to the brink of starvation…An emerging swarm of locusts in global agriculture hubs has further exacerbated food security. 

May 25, 2020

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President Trump’s recent immigration restrictions; A blow to the U.S. and global pandemic response

President Trump’s recent executive order restricting immigration will lead to a sharp increase in Pakistani visa denials and narrow the pipeline to citizenship.

May 4, 2020

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Space is a privilege

Karachi’s residents mainly live in cramped locales…A lockdown may feel exhausting to some people who are obeying guidelines. However, a large portion of the population can’t adhere to social distancing laws, for reasons that surpass mere exhaustion.

April 23, 2020

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Nashra Balagamwala’s Experimental Show of Peace and Solidarity

No stranger to controversy, Nashra has in the past turned both Pakistan’s panache for arranged marriages, and the country’s political landscape into entertaining spectacles.

December 20, 2019

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