If you are caught up in physical domestic violence, call up the authorities right after an attack and let them know what happened. This can help them come down to your location and take action against your spouse. He can be charged and sentenced, as domestic violence is a crime. Most importantly, seek counselling help!
The first line of contact is to get in touch with a women's organisation who assists women with domestic violence cases. While it is important to contact the authorities, only a specialised women's organisation would be able to provide shelter (if needed), guidance and support to the female victim. They will also help in contacting police and give legal advise.
Women experiencing domestic violence situations have a few places to turn for help online, including The National Domestic Violence Hotline, Women Helping Women, and an online resource center from HelpGuide.org that lists phone numbers for international support. In their local communities women may find independently run shelters that keep women safe and their whereabouts confidential. Once they’re in a safe space, however, these women need a number of services and as well as a supportive network of other people to rely on as needed. Services may include child care and relocation help as well as financial support from programs federal and state aid programs.