The objectification of women is a problematic reality. They make up 50 percent of the species. Their bodies contain minds and those minds are as capable of all the wonders and horrors that any male mind can summon. Yet far too often we see them not as individuals but as a pile of body parts.
It sounds like a grisly set up for a horror film, but it's true.
According to a 2012 study published in the European Journal of Social Psychology, men and women both tend to see women as an assemblage of pieces rather than a complete whole.
When shown flashcards of naked male and female anatomy, test subjects consistently recognized female sexual body parts more easily when presented in isolation. They only found male sexual body parts memorable when considered as part of their entire bodies.
Chalk it up to equal parts genetic programing and human culture, but it's a reality we live with.