Nine in 10 seven to 21-year-olds feel worried or anxious and only 17% feel very happy, shows ‘devastating’ Girlguiding survey

Happiness among girls and young women has hit its lowest level since 2009, according to “devastating” polling for Girlguiding, which shows that nine out of 10 seven to 21-year-olds are worried or anxious.

In figures that Angela Salt, the UK movement’s chief executive, said showed “girls and young women have been let down”, only 17% aged seven to 21 now feel very happy compared with 40% in 2009.

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