Both. The women's movement came to the forefront in the 1970s. Women wanted to be paid equally in the workplace and to be regarded as capable beings who did not need men's help. They did not want to be thought of as sex objects,.
Today, however, we see women who have reversed the roles, using sex as a powerful tool against men. The dress and behavior in and out of the workplace is everything we fought against, and men have more or less been emasculated by the confusion of mixed messages. Men inherently see women as sex objects but most contain the behavior and commit to monogamous relationships. Too many women today tease men with provocative dress then act offended if a man acts on his urges. It's absurd!