To be happier, we should elect more women to political office.
Political scientists say the results are quite clear: In countries where more women hold elected office, people are happier.
- There is strong, consistent evidence that promoting gender equality in industrial democracies leads to greater subjective well-being.
- When the sexes are more equal, there are significant gains in life satisfaction for both men and women.
- Electing women to political office makes communities happier.
For more go to my blog, “Where Women Govern” at Psychology Today.