Women in Peru and Japan are making history this week.
Here are some of the inspiring women you should know about this week.
1. Peru’s First Woman President Dina Boluarte
Dina Boluarte, a 60-year-old leftist lawyer and Castillo’s vice president, has become the first woman president of Peru after the former president Pedro Castillo was impeached and arrested in a dramatic turn of events on Wednesday Dec. 7.
2. Japanese World Cup Referee Yoshimi Yamashita
36-year-old Yamashita has become the first Japanese woman referee at the World Cup. She is one of three women chosen to officiate matches in Qatar this year.
3. Canadian Singer Celine Dion
Canadian pop icon Celine Dion has revealed she is bravely fighting a rare neurological disorder called “stiff person syndrome”, which affects one in a million people.