Effectiveness of criminal law support of dignity protection and security in Ukraine: questions of social conditionality

The article attempts to study the effectiveness of criminal law support of dignity protection and security in Ukraine. The solution of such a problem was made possible by paying attention to the questions of the social conditionality of the criminalization of acts that infringe upon human dignity. It is important that the author established the factors of social conditionality of the criminalization of such acts. Particular attention was paid to the need for criminalization of insult and slander as a crime against the dignity of the individual in Ukraine. Such a solution to the problem was made possible by the study of national, foreign and international legislation. The author has established the existence of social conditionality to establish criminal liability for such encroachment on human dignity such as slander and insult, which will significantly increase the effectiveness of legal protection and protection of human dignity, and will also contribute to the further assertion of rights and freedoms towards Ukraine’s European integration