In Ukraine, the court issued its first decision on bullying

В Украине суд принял первое решение о буллинге

Ukraine is the first court decision on bullying

According to the court, the parents of the perpetrator imposed a penalty of 850 UAH and court fee in the amount of UAH 384,20.

Borispolsky gorrayonny court of Kiev region made a decision in the case of bullying. This was announced by MP from the faction Block Poroshenko Oksana Bilozir on his page in Facebook.

This is the first in the history of Ukraine judgment in respect of such unlawful acts.

“11 Feb 2019 published the decision of Borispolsky gorrayonny court of Kiev region, which for the first time in the history of Ukraine made a decision on the case of bullying: it is established offender and imposed a fine for his parents, for committing illegal actions to their peers in school,” said she.

According to the Deputy, the parents of the perpetrator was fined 850 UAH.

“The court actually found that bullying, that is, the action of psychological and sexual violence with the use of electronic communications, which is manifested in the coverage of salacious photos in the network “instagram”, the result of which could be harmed by the mental health of the victim”, – said the Deputy.

It also became known that at the hearing the mother of the minors admitted guilt guilt. According to the court, it was decided to impose on the parents of the guilty person the penalty of a fine equal to 50 non-taxable minimum incomes of citizens (850 grn) and the court fee in the amount of UAH 384,20.

As reported, President Petro Poroshenko signed the law on penalties for bullying. Signed a bill that defines bullying and establishes liability for him.

Recall, the Verkhovna Rada, on 18 December 2018 passed a bill to combat bullying (harassment) in schools and has introduced fines for him.

As reported, according to UNICEF, bullying affects half of all teenagers in the world.


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