PRI's The World Published by PRI's The World Providing safe illegal abortions in Myanmar is a ‘karmic balance,’ says one doctor Listen Queue Download this audio Want to embed this player? Use the code below. More info. <iframe frameborder="0" scrolling="no" height="130" width="100%" src="https://www.wnyc.org/widgets/ondemand_player/wnyc/#file=/audio/json/661569/&share=1"></iframe> Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Email a Friend Abortion is illegal in predominantly Buddhist Myanmar, but many women still seek access. Illegal abortions are a leading cause of maternal death there.