• Ecuadorian mothers working in fair trade flowers have concerns about childcare.
• To manage, they developed “gendered economic strategies” (Casanova, 2011).
• Their strategies involved diverse childcare arrangements and visions for the future.
• These strategies maintain gendered and privatized provision of care.
• Fair trade floriculture does not sufficiently support care.
This Accepted Manuscript is distributed under the Creative Commons BY-NC-ND License. The definitive formatted version of this article is published in Women's Studies International Forum 57: 30-37. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wsif.2016.04.005.
Grosse CE. 2016. Fair care? How Ecuadorian women negotiate childcare in fair trade flower production. Women's Studies International Forum 57: 30-37. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wsif.2016.04.005