How does chapter 11 reinforce the idea that society views women primarily as sexual objects?

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In Chapter Eleven, the old woman shares stories with Candide and Cunégonde that detail the way in which women were objectified as sexual objects. The old woman alludes to body searches, being sold as a slave, and having her virginity taken by the captain of a ship. Almost as an afterthought, the old woman makes special note of the fact that these events were common place.