Philippine Vice-President Leni Robredo with her certificate of candidacy for the May 2022 presidential race. Photo: Xinhua
Philippine Vice-President Leni Robredo with her certificate of candidacy for the May 2022 presidential race. Photo: Xinhua

Could the colour pink swing the Philippine presidential election for Leni Robredo?

  • VP Robredo’s ‘masterstroke’ choice of campaign colour – a departure from the traditional pro-democracy yellow – has mobilised supporters across the country
  • Pink is ‘a metaphor of resistance against toxic masculinity’ – and may help her beating her chief rival, Ferdinand Marcos Jnr, son of the brutal dictator

Topic |   The Philippines
Philippine Vice-President Leni Robredo with her certificate of candidacy for the May 2022 presidential race. Photo: Xinhua
Philippine Vice-President Leni Robredo with her certificate of candidacy for the May 2022 presidential race. Photo: Xinhua
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