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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As the lead agency in promotion and raising consciousness about Hijabis in the country, the NCMF shall conduct activities that aim to deepen understanding of the hijab as a lifestyle choice among Muslim women.
I am inspired more than ever now to continue raising consciousness on what is really happening inside the INC to which I used to belong-for nearly four decades.
His topics are: drifting toward an academic life; graduate student socialization; entry into a professor's way of life; raising consciousness and teaching things that matter; selling out or risking ruin; paradigm shift; taking chances; between obligation and inspiration; seeking a home in academia; life's forward momentum; a twist of fate; narrative means to an academic ends; and finishing touches.
A problematic situation needs to be highlighted by raising consciousness about its insidious impact, which enfeebles a society.
But it's important also to look at whether their church activities have the aim of raising consciousness, raising people's awareness of unjust power structures.
Yadav further said that the cycle promotes unity and brotherhood among all sections of society, apart from raising consciousness about fitness.
Another key guest joining us for the evening is Svati Chakravarty Bhatkal, Co-Director of 'Satyamev Jayate', the path-breaking TV show that has been raising consciousness on social issues, and she will be singing the tunes of 'Haule Haule'.
Jim Leape, director general of WWF International, said: "EWS-WWF plays an integral role in raising consciousness among the UAE community of the country's high per capita ecological footprint, as well as working with all sectors of the society to help lower it.
Raising consciousness about women's representation in theatre programming means looking at the issue from both sides.
I compliment Jairam for raising consciousness that this is important; for drawing attention to the fact that ' business as usual' isn't doing a good job," Ahluwalia said.
The group also strives to preserve the world's cultural diversity by raising consciousness about the minorities that are facing cultural extinction.
Spiritual renewal, energizing the life force and raising consciousness are said to be byproducts of being in tune with the natural cycles and rhythms of the Earth.
Brown succeeded in raising consciousness about the black mans place in society at a time when being black carried a stigma outside of the sports world.
We know that we're raising consciousness and awareness of health by promoting these benefits.
It's time to question the idea that any kind of theatre with the goal of raising consciousness is of lower quality," declares their manifesto.