There is enormous amount of domestic violence that takes place throughout the world and it is always women and children who are the sufferers of this cruelty caused by a human being to a fellow human beings. While women’s rights organizations are fighting against all oppression of women all over the world, mostly it is addressing discrimination against women in communities, employment opportunities, etc. Most of the domestic violence incidents go unreported as women don’t come forward to report worrying about their marital status. In some cases, other women contribute to the domestic violence. While education was the root cause of such domestic violence in eastern civilization, the one up attitude appears to be the reason in western civilization. Arguments among the spouses are healthy as long as it remains within the territory of differences of opinion. When it becomes verbal or physical abuses, it crosses that border. No human being has a right to verbally or physically abuse a fellow being, leave alone using it against the spouse. The root causes of domestic violence vary and include a) differences in principles, b) expectations not being met, c) complex experienced by a spouse, d) third party’s interference in a smooth relationship between spouses and e) attitude of control over women. When girl children are raised, the parents need to focus on building their character that include traits such as a) humble but fearless attitude, b) ability to defend the righteousness, c) constructive relationship building focused on mutual and unconditional love with no strings attached, d) understand the difference between elderly advice and interference in a relationship and e) self-confidence driven by self-respect. There has to be a clear understanding that mutual respect is an essential ingredient for the spousal relationship to thrive and the women’s liberation should begin at home.