Country Ukraine
Year 2006
Type of Measure Violence against women > Legislation
Form of Violence Sexual harassment

Brief Description


Article 1 of the Equal Opportunities for Women and Men Act 2006 defines sexual harassment as " sexual actions of a verbal (threats, intimidation, indecent remarks) or physical (touching, patting) nature, which may humiliate or insult the person who is dependent on the perpetrator, due to work, official, financial or other reasons."  Article 17, 22 and 23 also deal with the issue of sexual harassment.

Full Text

Equal Opportunities for Women and Men Act

Source of Information

Response of the Government of Ukraine to the questionnaire on violence against women 2011