advocating

verb (used with object), advocated, advocating.
1. to speak or write in favor of; support or urge by argument; recommend publicly:
He advocated higher salaries for teachers.
verb (used without object), advocated, advocating.
2. to act as an advocate:
a father who advocates for his disabled child.
noun
3. a person who speaks or writes in support or defense of a person,cause, etc. (usually followed by of):
an advocate of peace.
4. a person who pleads for or in behalf of another; intercesso