Nikki Francisco

From the Kardashian-Jenner clan’s toddlers to popular Asian-American kid influencers, streetwear is trending – it’s comfortable and functional, and gaining lots of likes on Instagram.

Skin tone in Asia has been used as a method of discrimination since colonial times. An Instagram project by Filipino photographer Juro Ongkiko seeks to end this by showing unretouched photos of beautiful Filipinos with darker skin.

A publisher in Manila that is staffed and run by women is opening a bookshop only for women. It will stock works by female authors and feminist writers, giving a voice to the marginalised and offering a safe space.