The Congress was the most successful by far of the five WLSR international meetings held between 1921 and 1932.
Sheila Jeffreys contends that Dora Russell's feminism was, like her socialism, "dubious." She faults Russell herself and abortion law reformer Stella Browne for their involvement with the male sexologists of the WLSR. Russell and Browne, she asserts, "did not challenge the sexual status quo, in which women were expected to be dependent on men and to do sexual intercourse whether they liked it or not." (47)
For DR and the WLSR, I have used the extensive records in DRA.