An Emoji Subcommittee proposal (PDF Document) has been released ahead of a meeting with Apple. This meeting is set to take place towards the end of January at Apple's headquarters in Cupertino. Here they will discuss the implementation of of ginger characters, which will be great news for 1-2 percent of the population.
There have been a number of updates in the world of Emojis, which cater for a wider range of skin tones, sexes and sexual preferences. With Unicode 10 the version of the Unicode Standard due for release in mid-2017, do not expect to see these bright Emojis till 2018.