Parenting

Teen Birth Rates Drop
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC) tracks the number of births to women aged 15–19 per 1,000 women in that age bracket as the teen birth rate. The CDC announced an overall improvement in teen births: a record low of 31 births per 1,000 teens ages 15 to 19. That compares w...

 

Birth Control on the High School Curriculum
Many states continue to emphasize abstinence over contraception, sometimes presenting abstinence as the only option. But on May 22nd, in a departure from current policy, in which abstinence is the only required curriculum for schools with sex ed classes. The Illinois Senate approved a measure requir...

 

Utah soccer referee punched by player dies
 Youth sports offers kids an outlet for their skills and talents and are intended for friendly competitive play and exercise. However, some environments sustain an aggressively charged atmosphere that often leads to physical altercations. Disagreements that turn into sports-related violence on ...

 

First Woman to Receive Womb Transplant - May be Pregnant
In August 2011 specialists at Akdeniz University Hospital in Turkey transplanted a womb into 22 year old Derya Sert who was born without one. Now the hospital says that Sert, who became the first person to successfully receive the uterus of a dead donor, may be pregnant. Doctors at the Turkish hosp...

 

New Jersey bans children from tanning beds
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie signed a bill into law on Monday banning children under 17 from using commercial tanning beds, a move stemming from the case of a local woman accused of taking her 5-year-old daughter into a tanning booth.Under the new law, youth age 17 and older must have a parent...

 

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What we offer

GajGal is an expanding community of mothers helping mothers. Our motto “Get a Job | Get a Life” is based on the belief that for mothers wanting to get back into the workforce, finding a job with “the right level” of flexibility, empowers working mothers to live life on their own terms and better control their own destiny.
GajGal aims to address this “new reality” through four core components:

  • 1. Job Search and Matching tools to streamline finding the perfect fit for flexible work arrangements.
  • 2. Access to Benefits that in the traditional work environment have been provided by full time employers. GajGal helps to provide a critical mass of members to ensure access to a range of benefits options that we are continually working to expand and improve on.
  • 3. Working Mother Community to provide access to news, blogs and articles of interest and importance to working mothers and a social networking community that working mothers can interact with and draw on for support.
  • 4. The Entrepreneur Zone is for mothers aiming to start their own business and expand on the concepts of working mothers helping working mothers succeed.

Success stories

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Shayne Duke
“Using your Benefits link made it easy to select from a wide range of health insurance offerings and narrow down the various plans available that best fit my needs. Being able to make a side by side comparison of the details further helped me make an informed decision on a plan with great rates. The application is swift and uncomplicated”

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Amy Rogers
“ WOW this is a fantastic idea aimed at a true need. I have had a hard time preparing to go back to work after staying home with my two kids for the past 4 years. I am so excited to start adding my requirements and get started on the search. The Latest News and Benefits are an excellent idea. I would come here to read this even if I wasn't looking for a job right now”