"Other countries featured in the report, such as Kenya, do have a minimum age of marriage law, but implementation is patchy. This also results in failure to protect girls at risk. As in Tanzania, female genital mutilation in Kenya is linked to child marriage and helps set up child brides for a lifetime of abuse."Time to end child marriage
By Jacqui Hunt, Special to CNN Editor’s note: Jacqui Hunt is London director of Equality Now, an international human rights organization, which aims to end violence and discrimination against women and girls around the world. The views expressed are her own.