raise (one's) consciousness

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raise (one's) consciousness

To increase one's awareness or understanding of one's own needs or the needs of others. Traveling abroad really raised my consciousness about the plight of the poor around the world.
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'Tarkaa sincerely championed the cause of all ethnic minorities, raised their consciousness and constantly drew the attention of the Nigerian Federal Government to the plight and concerns of his people.