Islam recognises family as a basic social unit. Along with the husband-wife relationship the Parent-child relationship is the most important one. To maintain any social relationship both parties must have some clear-cut Rights as well as obligations.
A Real Man never hurts a woman. Be very careful when you make a woman cry because God counts her tears. The woman came out of a man's rib, NOT from his feet to be walked on and NOT from his head to be superior, but from his side to be equal.