Domestic violence is a crime prohibited in all parts of the country. It is most commonly referred to the abusive behavior of one partner on another in a marital relationship. There are various different definitions of domestic violence and different domestic violence laws throughout the world. Most commonly, abusive behavior includes physical torture such as kicking, hitting, and slapping. It may also include emotional and sexual abuse. The partner facing domestic violence can file a legal case against the other and seek divorce and/or compensation. This could lead to imprisonment and monetary compensation depending on the nature of the case.