Fathers fighting a battle.MORE than half (54%) of fathers feel it is a battle to fulfil ful·fill also ful·fil
tr.v. ful·filled, ful·fill·ing, ful·fills also ful·fils
1. To bring into actuality; effect: fulfilled their promises.
2. their role in 21st-century Britain, a survey found today.
The survey, by children's charity NSPCC NSPCC (in Britain) National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children
NSPCC (Brit) n abbr (= National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children) → Kinderschutzbund m , concluded that long working hours and inflexible jobs are making it harder for fathers to be there for their children.
More than half (59%) of the 1,023 fathers questioned claimed career pressure can keep them away from their offspring off·spring
1. The progeny or descendants of a person, animal, or plant considered as a group.
2. A child of particular parentage. .
Meanwhile, 51% of fathers interviewed felt they did not get enough recognition from society for their role and 46% believed that a lack of father-friendly support contributed to their difficulties.
Also, more than one in three fathers (38%) said it was a struggle to be seen as important as their child's mother.