The challenges and life experiences unique to women inform their policies and leadership styles, meaning they tackle issues from different angles than men do. By better representing women’s perspectives, we can revitalize and diversify policymaking.
The election of women has been shown to result in policies that:
Furthermore, an American University report finds that women legislators “work harder for their constituents,” and a study on city councils confirms that females “spend more time doing constituency service.”
While women’s leadership techniques are not inherently superior to men’s, the distinct priorities and traits they bring to the table may resonate better with some groups.